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

What are Saints and Why Should We Pray To Them?


I don’t call myself an expert, although I’m going to tell you what I’ve been taught. What are saints? Saints are regular people who sacrificed themselves for the benefit of other people. They are never greedy. Why do Catholics Pray to them? The reason Catholics pray to them is not because we think they are

Praying at home


My husband and I did not go to Church today. It’s not because we’re lazy, but because we don’t feel as welcome as we used to.  It’s not the Church’s fault.  We just don’t have the proper wear anymore. Since I am gaining a bit of weight, I only have a small amount of clothes

Add more fruit in your daily meal


The summer holidays are wonderful. Dressing for them can be significantly less so: Packing light is always at a premium, but one never wants to feel high, dry, and seriously unstylish with all of the possible opportunities to pose for that most modern of vacation souvenirs, the fashionable Instagram. The fashion set stayed true to

Unreal moments of the familiar cities


The summer holidays are wonderful. Dressing for them can be significantly less so: Packing light is always at a premium, but one never wants to feel high, dry, and seriously unstylish with all of the possible opportunities to pose for that most modern of vacation souvenirs, the fashionable Instagram. The fashion set stayed true to

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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.