|Faith Column: Purity, chastity essential to having God within you|
The impure then cannot love God; and those who are without love of God, cannot really be pure." Thus preached Blessed John Cardinal Henry Newman in 1849.|
"Blessed are the pure of heart, for they shall see God" (Matthew 5:8).
Friday, February 21, 2014
|Faith Column: God is in control - but only when we let Him be|
A close friend of mine is a workaholic. He devotes a minimum of 120 percent of his energy and time to his job.|
Friday, February 7, 2014
|Faith Column: Though sinners, we can be cleansed|
|For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. - Ecclesiastes 7:20|
There it is. No matter how just we are or how much good we do, we are going to sin.
Friday, January 31, 2014
|Faith Column: Be in the world, but not of it|
|Not far from our former home in Avondale flows the Agua Fria River. I have, on many occasions, observed people fishing from its banks, wondering if the fish were good to eat.|
Friday, January 24, 2014
|Faith Column: Come boldly to the throne of grace|
|Watching our little white hairy dog, Katie Beth, wriggle her way into close companionship with my husband touches my heart to no end. |
Immediately I picture us, God's children, claiming the right to the shelter of His generous lap and protective arms.
Friday, January 17, 2014
|Faith Column: The rocks of life give us a song of our faith|
|Several years ago I was able to spend three days away from all my many responsibilities and hide myself in the mountains near Flagstaff.|
Friday, December 13, 2013