Monthly Archives: July 2015

Find Freedom


Find freedom though seeking to please Me above all else. You can have only one Master. When you let others’ expectations drive you, you scatter your energy to the winds. Your own desire to look good can also drain your energy. I am your Master, and I do not drive you to be what you

Rest in My Presence


Rest in My Presence when you need refreshment. Resting is not necessarily idleness, as people often perceive it. When you relax in My company, you are demonstrating trust in Me. Trust  is a rich word, laden with meaning and direction for your life. I want you to lean on, trust, and be confident in Me. When you

Seek My Face


Seek My Face, and you will find all that you have longed for. The deepest yearnings of your heart are for intimacy with Me. I know because I designed you to desire Me. Do not feel guilty about taking time to be still in My Presence. You are simply responding  to the tugs of divinity

keep walking with me


Keep Walking with Me along the path I have chosen for you.  Your desire to live close to me is a delight to my heart.  I could instantly grant you the spiritual riches you desire, but that is not my way for you.  Together we will forge a pathway up the high mountain, The journey

Do Not Worry About Tomorrow!


Do not worry about tomorrow!  This is not a suggestion but a command.  I divided time into days and nights so that you would have manageable portions of life to handle.  My grace is sufficient for you, but it’s sufficiency is for only one day at a time.  When you worry about the future, you

Come away with me for a while.


The world with its nonstop demands, can be put on hold. Most people put Me on hold, rationalizing that someday they will find time to focus on Me. But the longer people push Me into the background of their lives, the harder it is for them to find Me. You life among people who glorify busyness;

Self-Pity is a slimy, bottomless pit.


Self-pity is a slimy, bottomless pit. Once you fall in, you tend to go deeper and deeper into the mire. As you slide down those slippery walls, you are well on your way to depression, and the darkness is profound. Your only hope is to look up and see the Light of My Presence shining

Do not worry about tomorrow!


This is not a suggestion but a command. I divided time into days and nights so you would have manageable portions of life to handle. My grace is sufficient for you, but its sufficiency is for only one day at a time. When you worry about the future, you heap day upon day of troubles onto your flimsy

I am nearer than you think


I am nearer than you think, richly present in all your moments.  You are connected to me by Love bonds that nothing can sever.  However, you may sometimes feel alone because your union with me is invisible.  Ask me to open your eyes so that you can find me everywhere.  The more you are aware

The riches of your salvation


I want you to experience the riches of your salvation: the Joy of being loved constantly and perfectly. You make a practice of judging yourself, based on how you look or behave or feel. If you like what you see in the mirror, you feel a bit more worthy of My Love. When things are

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The Modern Catholic

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.