How do you make God the Lord of your disquiet? Marge examines the essence of disquiet, the example of St. Ignatius and our Mother Mary, and offers concrete steps for allowing God to be Lord of any disquiet you experience.
Petition our Lady of the Rosary for victory in your life. Perhaps you’re battling family discord. Perhaps it’s unemployment or financial distress. Perhaps it’s confusion over vocation or weighty decisions. Whatever you’re battling right now, give it to the Blessed Virgin Mary and ask her with all your heart to be victorious.
Suffering can be a real downer topic, but not this time. In this show, Marge brings joy to suffering by talking about the upside. Yes, there IS an upside! By our Baptism, we are members of a royal priesthood and as such, our suffering has great value and redeeming power when offered with Jesus’ Passion on the Altar.
It’s fitting to take a day out to spiritually exalt the Cross upon which our Savior suffered and died for us. He bore so much pain and agony on account of our sins and with a love that is limitless despite our faults and sinfulness! The feast is the occasion for a new beginning, as well, as we resolve to take up our own crosses, given to us by Divine Providence, and carry them forward out of love for Jesus.
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…