Inaccuracies and distortions in thinking create a multitude of problems with self-esteem, motivation and relationships. This includes our relationship with God. The goal then, is learning to tell ourselves the truth.
Archives for June 2021
Grace in the dark was an unexpected discovery for me during the COVID lockdown. I could not have predicted that God would bring me to a deeper prayer life with Him in the Blessed Sacrament as a result of the pandemic.
St. Pio popularized a wonderful devotional prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. He used to pray this novena every day for those who asked his intercession.
The American novelist Flannery O’Connor once commented about how the Eucharist was the center of her existence. “All the rest of life is expendable,” she said. If we plumb the depths of the Eucharist in faith, we are met with the fact that we cannot live without it.
Today we celebrate the Memorial of St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs. Charles Lwanga is an Ugandan Catholic martyred in Namungongo in 1886 by burning at the stake.