Jesus' Passion and Crucifixion are personal... and that matters.
Do not be afraid of Christ... He takes nothing, and give everything.
Don't be afraid to bring your mess to the God who not only loves you, but even likes you.
It's ok to be weak...
Let's strive to give Jesus everything.
Jesus is the one who truly has authority, but he doesn't demand our love... He simply proposes his love to us.
Let Jesus ask you the question, "What are you looking for?"
The Magi were willing to sacrifice a great deal to seek Jesus, and this can lead us to ask whether or not we are striving for Jesus with our whole heart.
No family is perfect, but we can trust in the care of Jesus for us and our families.
To answer the question "Who am I?" we first need to know "who we are not." Ultimately, who "we are," are sons and daughters of the Father.
Let's not be overly-nostalgic this Advent so that we can look forward and prepare our hearts for Jesus by acknowledging our sins.
Some reflections on intentional giving.
Our King is a Good Shepherd who wants to free us from the darkness.
A few reflections on a weekend spent at NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference).
Let the Lord know you...
Let's strive to not be like those who "tie up heavy burdens hard to carry and lay them on people's shoulders" but who are unwilling to "lift a finger to [help] them."
We are called to love God first, and then we can go out and love our neighbor.
The Pharisees try to entrap Jesus.
Let's strive to remember what a great gift we have been given in the Mass!
It's all about forgiveness this week...
Be secure in the love of Christ, so that you can look at yourself without fear.
"Man... cannot fully find himself except through a sincere gift of himself."
Jesus asks the disciples "Who do you say that I am?" and the place where he asks the question makes all the difference in the world.
Mother Teresa and the feeling of rejection that increases desire.