Grace and gratitude

    Not every day is a day for us to live the state of grace. But every day is a day to exercise gratitude, in an attitude of loyal service to our own conscience.   We should not wait for the ecstasy to work for the Kingdom of Heavens, but rather toil, irrigate, [...]

Compass of the well-being

    Let us observe the focus of happiness-peace (the bliss to which Jesus alluded) – the compass of the soul so that we verify the appropriateness and the quality of the trails through which we travel, whether in the external world or in the most intimate field of our hearts.   The vocation, [...]

Sad and happy celebrations

    Not all celebrations are happy, but they are always a rite of passage full of meanings and exhortations to the learning and fulfilment of individuals and communities, starting with the reflection around identity and purpose.   In this broad sense, even a funeral consists of a celebration, which ordinarily is riddled with [...]

Precipice or paradise

    Misfortune is usually a Divine package from the Grace, waiting for us to “tear it open”, inside ourselves, and reap the lesson-benefit that underlies it.   Pay attention, friend. Situations-limit are hybrid in their constructive and destructive effects. Decide for the best: instead of listening to the allurements of evil and plunging [...]

Your light… your cross!…

   

If you are a soul endowed with added sensitivity, you will suffer what your fellows do not notice, carrying a wounded and often hemorrhagic heart.   On the other hand, however, if you maintain stoic discipline, in the spiritual search for the attunement with the good, praying to God and asking for [...]