I’m no match for Jesus

After communion Sunday I was contemplating my own unworthiness and my weaknesses. I try to ask Mary for her Immaculate Heart before I go up to receive Jesus and then enjoy the company of Jesus in Mary’s heart in me. I’m there with them, soaking up every second of it. I started wondering if that’s how St Joseph felt at times. So I brought St Joseph into my meditation, there I was with St. Joseph enjoying the company of the Holy Family. And all of this is in my heart, what love God has for us! And I realized that despite who I am and all of my faults, I really am no match for Jesus. Continue reading “I’m no match for Jesus”

I Pray as I live

There is a line I was reading in the Catechism that got my attention. “We pray as we live, because we live as we pray.” Its under the section called the “battle of prayer”. It says “The battle of prayer is inseparable from the necessary “spiritual battle” to act habitually according to the Spirit of Christ.”

Prayer is a battle, an epic one really. It has to do with me and eternity and I cannot retreat, I must press on (with the help of heaven). Continue reading “I Pray as I live”

Can I prioritize a day on charity (love)?

Can I prioritize my day based on charity? Lord I know this would greatly please you. Could I plan a day, or every single day, around acts of love? Could I re-arrange my to-do list, putting those things first that show the most love? Could the success of my day be based off whether I checked off the things that show love? Could demonstrating love become more critical to accomplish then other tasks that seem oh so important to me?  Can I drop things off my list that have the least to do with love, especially those things that show little love except to myself and my own ego? Is it even “my” day?  Continue reading “Can I prioritize a day on charity (love)?”