Listening is as important as asking in prayer
Somewhere between faith and hope lies the virtue of trust, which among the three is perhaps the one that counts most on us.
In today’s Gospel (Luke 18:1-8), the Lord shows us how and where we can exercise and measure our trust. The measure of our trust in God reveals itself when we examine our prayer.
Jesus uses a parable to illustrate this point. More…
Blaise Pascal once wrote:
“In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.”
The picture above, taken from the bottom portion of Rafael’s Transfiguration,could stand on its own as separate painting. As a composition, it appears to be complete. Yet even to the viewing eye, it certainly lacks something. By itself, its meaning is not clear. More…
Trust. Sometimes it’s a hard virtue to exercise. Yet, when you think about it, you realize you do it all the time. you’ve been doing it all your life, since you were a little child in your mother or father’s arms.
Brings back fond memories, doesn't it?