I had come across an interesting quote sometime back which went something like this:
“Temptations begin at the time of our birth and remain until we die. Infact they remain for ten minutes after we die, just to confirm that we are 100% dead”.
I found this very amusing and quite true, but with a pinch of sarcasm in it. Continue reading
Holiness cannot be pursued on our own, but is made possible by the love of the Father, the cross of Christ and the constant help of the Spirit working in us. Hence, we see that apart from God, Holiness is impossible, and that it consists of abiding in His love and mercy. By virtue of our baptism we have been grafted onto Jesus the vine, and so we are His branches. Continue reading
Famously known as Don Bosco, the life of Saint John Bosco is one of the most eventful lives a saint could have, having done extensive work during his lifetime; apart from being a priest, educator and writer he was also the founder of the “Salesians of Don Bosco” a religious institute started to help the youth during the Industrial Revolution and was the co-founder of Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, a religious congregation of nuns dedicated to the care and education of poor girls. Continue reading
Master, Master, hear my cry,
For only that will satisfy,
The desire of your servant to know,
What is it that she must sow?
Master, Master, I’m still a child,
In silly things such as being mild,
For whenever fear lingers near,
I’m ready with armour and spear. Continue reading