I think I have been channeling my inner St. Peter recently. St. Peter was a very determined, almost stubborn fellow, who was quick to jump to extremes with Jesus. Most notably, St. Peter liked to speak by using a lot of “never”s.
Archives for February 2020
As a young man who grew up playing all kinds of sports, it is safe to say that I am a true fan of athletics and competitive-play. Our father taught my siblings and me, in few words, the true value of sports and how those values can positively shape our lives.
Is a bishops’ mandatum for internet sites ultimately beneficial or detrimental? To begin, could it be misconstrued as religious censorship – a figurative religious “book burning” exercise? Is something like this ultimately a good or bad thing to do? And who is ultimately responsible for censoring what people read?
Come late April I will be out of a job. I recall how Jesus called the future apostles by the seashore. And I keep thinking to myself, “If three fishermen can leave everything and follow Jesus, surely I can change jobs without having panic attacks. Jesus took care of them. Why shouldn’t I believe he will take care of me?”
Persevering in the faith requires that it be tested. You must prove your mettle before God who allows you to be perfected in the fires of trails and difficulties that you may win the crown of life.