Archive: Articles on Christian life

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Living For Others

Living For Others

“In a Christian, in a child of God, friendship and charity are one and the same thing. They are a divine light that spreads warmth.” A new article on Christian life.

Virtues
Living by Faith

Living by Faith

The faith our Lord expects of us "is not the confidence that things will always go well. It is the trust that, no matter how things are going, God will make use of them for my benefit, for the benefit of those around me and of the whole Church."

Virtues
Lessons in Love

Lessons in Love

A new article in the series on human love. "We must respect and seek the truth if we are to love wisely."

Human love
Learning to Love

Learning to Love

A new article in the series on human love. "Our happiness depends on whether we learn to love. To love is the most fundamental command that God has given us."

Human love
Creating Bright and Cheerful Homes

Creating Bright and Cheerful Homes

"Creating a loving home in which our children’s characters, hearts and minds can be nurtured and developed is a battle worth fighting." A new article in the series on married love.

Human love
Matrimonial Love

Matrimonial Love

A new article in the series on married love. "The effort to love is the effort to give ourselves more to the other person each day. Since true love implies dying to our own self-interest, it doesn’t come easily."

Human love
Building Interior Order

Building Interior Order

A new article in the series on developing a strong Christian personality. "One of the traits of a mature personality is the ability to combine intense activity with order and interior peace. Achieving this equilibrium requires real effort."

Keep the Fire Burning

Keep the Fire Burning

A new article in the series on married love. "Marriage requires effort! It is a constant beginning again and again. Do not take love for granted. Make a joyful gift of yourself to your spouse."

Human love
Sharing Others' Feelings

Sharing Others' Feelings

Empathy, the ability to share in other people's feelings, is very important for learning to love as Christ did. A new article in the series on forging a Christian personality.

Courtship Makes Good Sense

Courtship Makes Good Sense

A new article in the series on the meaning of human love. "Learning to communicate joys, gratitude, and even (or especially) learning to constructively put across feelings of anger and hurt make courtship happy and fruitful and will stand a future marriage in good stead."

Human love
Engagement: looking forward to marriage

Engagement: looking forward to marriage

First in a new series of articles on the meaning of human love. "Being engaged was certainly not what I expected. It’s a time of learning to love selflessly, to put love into the details, and to put the other person first."

Human love
Lent: Pathway to Easter

Lent: Pathway to Easter

"During Lent the Church again reminds us of the need to renew our heart and our deeds so that we can rediscover the centrality of the Paschal Mystery, a returning to eternal Love." An article on Christian life.