Monthly Archives: May 2015

You are on the path


You are on the path of my choosing. There are no randomness aobut your life.  Here and now comprise the coordinates of your daily life.  Most people let their moments slip through their fingers, half-lived.  They avoid the present by worrying about the future or longing for a better time and place.  They forget that

Meet me in morning stillness


Meet me in Morning Stillness, while the earth is fresh with the dew of my presence.  Worship me in the beauty of holiness. Sing love songs to my holy name. As you give yourself to me, my spirit swells within you till you are flooded with divine presence. The world’s way of pursuing riches is

Come to me


Come to me for all that you need. Come into my presence with thanksgiving, for thankfulness opens the door to my treasure. When you are thankful, you affirm the central trust that I am good. I am light, in whom there is no darkness at all. The assurance that I am entirely good meets your

Do not search for security


Do not search for your security in the world you inhabit.  You tend to make mental checklists of things you need to do to gain control of your life.  If only you could check everything off your list, you could relax and be at peace.  But the ore you work to accomplish this goal, the

If you learn to trust me


If you learn to trust me – really trust me – with your whole being, then nothing can separate you from my peace.everything you endure can be put to good use by allowing it to train you in trusting me. This is how you foil the works of evil, growin in grace through the very

Do not long for the absence of problems in your life.


Do not long for the absence of problems in your life.  That is an unrealistic goal since in this world you will have trouble.  You have an eternity of problem-free living reserved for you in heaven.  Rejoice in that inheritance, which no one can take away from you, but do not seek your heaven on

Don’t be so hard on yourself


Don’t be so hard on yourself.  I can bring good even out of your mistakes.  Your finite mind tends to look backward, longing to undo decisions you have come to regret.  This is a waste of time and energy, leading only to frustration.  Instead of floundering in the past, release your mistakes to me.  Look

Why are people shifting away from Catholicism?


1)New Trends Continue The reason why people are shifting away from Catholicism is because there are a lot more interesting things going on in the world. The longer we are in this world, the more recreation activities we have.   2)The media influences the public Where do all these trends come from?  Where do they

Thank me for your problems


Thank me for your problems. As soon as your mind gets snagged on a difficulty, bring it to me with thanksgiving.  Then ask me to show you my way to handle the situation. The very act of thanking me releases your mind from its negative focus.  As you turn your attention to me, the problem

How To Read the Bible to Gain Faith


When I first tried to get back to my faith, I read the bible.  This was when I was in boot camp. I stayed up at night to read.  Reading the bible was the only thing saving me at that time. Although, the beginning seemed to sound like a reviewer, although a few chapters passed

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The Modern Catholic

I was born and raised Catholic. I created this blog to explain the Christian Faith through modern terms, along with telling my experiences.