Feeling hurt can become a handicap and, sometimes, it gives us the impression that we're all alone hurting in the world. But we're not. Often times there's so much worse than our hurt going on in the world. Yet it is necessary to let the hurt take its course. I think we're becoming afraid of … Continue reading Did you take more than you could handle?
Some people come and go into our lives. They may have hurt us in the process, but there is always an important lesson to learn from our relationship with them. As long as we're willing to learn, we will grow. Forgive, learn & let go.
Trying to intellectually grasp passages of the bible as a means to strengthen faith is very common, but also the wrong way to connect with God. Given our limited intellectual ability, God makes little to no sense. It is not surprising that so many Christians are practically atheists or that there are so many atheists … Continue reading Love is the platform to connect with God, not the intellect
Prayer doesn't need to be done out loud: God doesn't need us to utter words, he knows what's in our minds. Prayer is not the repetition of religious text - such as the Ave Mary. It is a very intimate chat that we have with God to express our gratitude or share our struggles and … Continue reading Prayer is powerful. Keep it simple.
Introspection is essential for self-awareness and growth. But living inside our heads does us no favors and leads to an unhealthy lifestyle. Feeling hopeless, purposeless, negative, indifferent? Try reaching out to people and listening to what's going on in their lives. Offer them a hand. A smile. I know some negative people who feel isolated, … Continue reading Less introspection, more gratitude
A lot of people get lost in religious doctrine and fail to understand that honoring our father and mother has a more evolved meaning than the equivocal interpretation that says we should always submit to them. With Jesus as our hermeneutical key, the meaning is unlocked: honoring our father and mother means that regardless of … Continue reading We honor our father and mother by becoming better versions of them
There's a disturbing process in politics that's largely fed by social networks: the idolization of the 'good' versus the demonization of the 'bad'. My dear friends, make no mistake: A) There's no good in this world to be glorified. B) We are in no position to demonize the bad. Our nature is bad. Stop glorifying … Continue reading The ‘good’ guy & the ‘bad’ guy