All for Jesus!

Dear friend,   Praised be Jesus and Mary! Today’s Gospel is part of the Sermon on the mount. The first verse of the Gospel says, “Jesus said to His disciples, ‘For I tell you, if your uprightness does not surpass that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never get into the kingdom of Heaven.’”…

Trumpeting of Evil

Dear Reader, Praised be Jesus and Mary! I remember this funny rat commercial from a seminar/retreat last January. Watch this: The speaker related this to the trumpeting of evil. Nowadays we fear doing good. We fear of speaking truth. And we fear of being right. Like the mouse, we master the trap. It’s cool. But…

The 8th Beatitude

“…cada uno de nosotros es un anillo en esta cadena de amor.” -Papa Francisco Dear Reader, When we live a Christian life, we are bound to endure harsh thoughts, words, and actions of persecution from the people around us, even friends and family. I once shared to someone that I am against divorce, and that…

The 7th Beatitude

“Blessed are the peacemakers: they shall be recognized as children of God.” – Mt. 5:9 Dear Reader, Peace be with you! Peace comes when we reject sin and follow God. My friend, Christine, said, “If we want to be peacemakers, we need to have peace within oneself (inner peace) first. Pray and ask God to…

The 6th Beatitude

“Blessed are the pure in heart: they shall see God.” -Mt. 5:8 Dear Reader, A pure heart is a heart with clean and sincere intentions. A pure heart is one that selflessly love and bring happiness to others. We praise, worship, and serve God because He is worthy. It is right and just to do…