It is this laying down of one’s life that it is that heart of Christianity. Jesus wants you to be a man, and a leader, after his own heart. And that is why he is calling you to, “take up your cross, deny yourself, and follow me.”
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How can St. Joseph help you this Lent? Here are five ways!
This Lent, do your best. Strive to root out sin and cultivate holiness.
The journey towards chastity cannot be done on our own! We need to ask the Lord for the grace to remain pure.
Even though I feel less suitable to lead others or I feel like I’m the weakest around, I have learned that as long as I depend on the Holy Spirit and trust that it is God who is leading through me, then no matter how many we have on the battle field and no matter what our strategy is that we will be victorious and we will be able to show the world the love of Christ.
Although many of us find the waiting time frustrating and pointless, this period of waiting can help us mature in our faith and grow in virtue. Use this time to draw closer to God by entering more deeply into prayer. When you become frustrated, ask God what He may be calling you do at this very moment and then, listen.
It’s not that pornography shows too much of a person, but that it truly shows too little, and we men, who are called to be protectors of the dignity of the women in our lives, forego our mission for fleeting moments of pleasure.
During Ordinary Time is when we hear the most about Jesus’ everyday life. If we are to model our lives after Him, who we meet the gospels, we have to examine everything that they tell us. While it may be harder to get pumped up for Mass each week during Ordinary Time, we have to dive into each Mass fully focused if we’re to get the same effect that we get for special spiritual seasons.
Herod heard John’s preaching and knew of the justice of God, yet he chose to fear his loss of reputation instead of believing in the God that John preached. His decision to “save face” in front of his friends was profoundly foolish.
Msgr Heng talks to us about the feast of The Epiphany of the Lord, encouraging us to discover Jesus in our lives, so that we may evangelise and lead others to Christ.