Category Archives: Character

Poverty as a Choice

Two days ago, Jesus declared: “Do you think that I have come to establish peace on the earth?  No, I tell you, but rather division.”  Yesterday, he told the young man: “If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Heart

A tree does not bear fruits and say to itself that it does so to serve nature and humanity. Gold does not glitter and say to itself that it does so to become a thing of value to men. It … Continue reading

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Wealth Impoverishes

  There is nothing more impoverishing that wealth and riches. I have heard it said rich people will make better public servants because they will not steal anymore like an ordinary person would. Our recent history has proven this false … Continue reading

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What Should I Ask For?

“And I tell you, ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, … Continue reading

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Devotion And Commitment

In the face of extreme adversity and difficulty, my usual response has been to walk away from a person or a situation. I move on and start anew. But there are certain people and situations I shall never walk away … Continue reading

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And Who Is my Neighbor?

The neighbor is not he who passed by on the opposite side, in order not to be bothered in one self-busy-ness, Not to have to attend to someone in distress, Not to lose time and money to help another person. … Continue reading

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I Will Follow You

As they were proceeding on their journey someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.”  Jesus answered him,“Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head.” And … Continue reading

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