Tag Archives: Discipline

Use It or Lose It

Use it or lose it. This physical law is as much a principle in the spiritual life. A given talent, if not used, is taken away. A talent shared, unlike a physical possession, when given away, increases and becomes stronger. … Continue reading

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Heroes

  “Age quod agis.” (Do what you are doing.) This was the advice drilled into us by Fr. Basilio David during our formative years in the seminary. These are perilous times we live in and we need heores. But not … Continue reading

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The Way Of The Cross

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. ~ John 3:16 At the deepest level, faith is counter-intuitive. And no one has … Continue reading

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Small Things Make The Difference

“Everyone will be salted with fire. Salt is good, but if salt becomes insipid, with what will you restore its flavor? Keep salt in yourselves and you will have peace with one another.” ~ Mark 9:50 In the infinite expanse of … Continue reading

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Deepening My Spirituality

“I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.” ~ John 15:5 In my philosophy classes, I learned that I am a contingent … Continue reading

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De-bugging Oneself

SPIRIT MOMENT: Anabelle and I have a friend who is a Poor Clare cloistered nun. I remembered one time she was telling us that they do not change clothes everyday but wear the same set of habits for several days. … Continue reading

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A Spiritual Warrior

Jesus answered them, “If I do not perform my Father’s works, do not believe me; but if I perform them, even if you do not believe me, believe the works, so that you may realize and understand that the Father … Continue reading

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