What are your stumbling blocks to holiness? The emphasis is on your stumbling blocks and not anyone else’s. The thing (or things) that make one person stumble may not be an obstruction to another’s holiness. What matters is what makes you stumble on your path to heaven.
Change can be good or bad, expected or unexpected. Regardless, it’s always stressful and often hard to accept. All change tests us and challenges our concept of God’s wisdom and power. When change occurs, God is speaking to us and we need to listen and learn – but how?
You’ve heard me say this before, but it merits saying again. Holiness isn’t complicated. What’s complicated are the excuses we make for not pursuing it. That’s right, most of our obstacles to holiness are self-made. In other words, we get in our own way to holiness. It’s a lot like Read more…
Holiness isn’t an all-at-once kind of project. You don’t do this or that and suddenly achieve holiness. Holiness is something you work at in small ways day-in-and-day-out. It’s a progression that takes place over the entire span of your lifetimes.
Simply Holy. Sounds like a paradox, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not, at least not when we’re talking about my brand new monthly newsletter, slated to launch on April 8, 2013. Inspired by Vatican Council II’s universal call to holiness and the New Evangelization prescribed by the Synod of Bishops, Simply Holy aims at helping and (more…)