Tag: struggle

Islands of Joy

I recently had coffee with a fellow Catholic who gloomily shared his ongoing struggles with overtly living out his faith in the real world and reluctance to discuss his faith with others.  He made it clear that going to Mass on...

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Refined by Fire

If ever there was a romance that started off with a bang it was ours. It was love at first sight—the kind of love affair that many have trouble believing exists until they find themselves swept up in one of their own. We fell,...

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Daily Quote from Pope Paul VI

All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block...

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Keep Moving Forward, With God

This past weekend my family headed south four hours to pick up our three college students and to attend the graduation of our oldest.  All six of our younger children piled into two vehicles—one driven by me, the other driven by...

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