Tag Archives: Lord

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 […]

We are waiting.

Some points about the Fast and Preparation for Christmas. Coming to Terms  Advent – This is the term used by the Western Churches to describe the preparation period for Christ’s Birth. It means “Coming”. In the West the fast begins on the Sunday closest to the feast of St. Andrew (November 30) Phillip’s Fast, Nativity Fast, […]

Noise: Satan’s Hammer

There are key strategies of indirect attack that the enemy of our souls uses to significantly disrupt our spiritual progress. One is the corruption of human sexuality. As the analogy of holy spousal love is one of the most effective in understanding divine intimacy, the enemy desires to corrupt human sexuality in order to further […]

The Theological Virtues: Hope

An Exert from Friends of God by Saint Josemaria Escriva. Numbers 210 – 213. “God did not create us to build a lasting city here on earth, because ‘this world is the way to that other, a dwelling place free from care’. Nevertheless, we children of God ought not to remain aloof from earthly endeavours, for God […]

Be a Man – Esto Vir!

Quotes from the Way by St. Josemaria Escriva  May your behavior and your conversation be such that everyone who hears or sees you can say: This man reads the life of Jesus Christ. (par. 2) Don’t say, “That’s the way I am – it’s my character.” It’s your lack of character. Esto vir! – Be a man! […]

Thoughts from the/for the young person

“Death induces the sensual person to say: Let us eat and drink, because tomorrow we shall die – but this is sensuality’s cowardly lust for life, that contemptible order of things where one lives in order to eat and drink instead of eating and drinking in order to live.” – Søren Kierkegaard To BEGIN: “Quo […]