Tag Archives: God

Flames of Divine Love

The Flames of Divine Love  The Fire Kindled:  In Exodus 3:2-4, we read of Moses’ miraculous encounter with the burning bush:  “The angel of the Lord appeared to him in a blazing fire from the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush was burning with fire, yet the bush was not […]

Natural Law Ain’t Nonsense

“[T]he light of natural reason, whereby we discern what is good and what is evil, which is the function of the natural law, is nothing else than an imprint on us of the Divine light.” – Summa Theologiæ [Part II, FP, Q. 91] Natural law is sometimes dismissed as just another religious theory, totally dependent […]

Baptizing the Culture

“And when [God] says, ‘Be not much with a strange woman,’ He admonishes us to use indeed, but not to linger and spend time with, secular culture.” – Clement of Alexandria, The Stromata, Book 1, Chapter 5 As Christians, we are asked to detach ourselves from secular culture, but still, we are also commanded to […]

How to Pray the Chotki

Some of you may remember a while back, I wrote a post on how to pray the rosary: here. However, today I want to give my two cents on how to pray the chotki. Oh you don’t know what a chotki is? Well let me try to help you out there! History It is a […]

Unto the Altar of My God

This is a story of a man’s journey, of my own journey, towards God. It will be told in parts, so the reader can experience it in a way that doesn’t promote boredom. Since this is a true story, the names of some of the people involved have been changed, so as not to praise […]

To Conceive a Horror For All the World Loves and Values

We can often forget just how at odds the world is with the message of Christ. We try to live our lives halfway following the world and halfway following Jesus. For many of us, it is a daily struggle to detach ourselves from the ways of the culture and give all to God. We need […]

A Worthless Sonnet Here I Fling to You

A worthless sonnet here I fling to you, For no mere play of measured words in rhyme Could ever finish what I hope to do, Could speak His beauty, awful and sublime. When God decided on the seventh day To rest Himself, and all His labors quit, He took the pen that scribbled out His […]