Acts of Goodness

Did You Help Tend to My Souls?

It is no secret that many people are struggling with the label Christian.  In fact, the millennial generation is witnessing the rise of a group sociologists now call the “Nones”—people who proudly boast no religious affiliation.  Young people are leaving Christianity and joining this group in droves. In the past decade alone, this group has grown 40%.  All the while, the quest for spirituality and the practice of mindfulness to find inner peace is off the charts. 

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Acts of Goodness

How Well Did You Love Me?

Have you given much thought how you will answer God when you come face to face with Him as your soul passes from earth to heaven?  Do you know what you will say when asked to account for your actions to help build the His kingdom on earth.  Do you have a good answer for “How well did you love me?”

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Acts of Goodness

Three Steps to Learn and Grow in Love

Recovering the divine image.

The true and essential work of all religion is to help us recognize and recover the divine image in everything. It is to mirror things correctly, deeply, and fully until all things know who they are. A mirror by its nature reflects impartially, equally, effortlessly, spontaneously, and endlessly. It does not produce the image, nor does it filter the image according to its perceptions or preferences. Authentic mirroring can only call forth what is already there and what is in our heart.  We are called to love and to be God’s Light.

As Pope Francis recently said, “The Lord of life wants us to be full of life, and he tells us the secret of life: we come to possess it only by giving it away.

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