The Imitation of Christ

Daily Catholic Quote — from Thomas à Kempis

Mission Dolores Altar (San Francisco) Photograph © by Andy Coan

“Very soon your life here will end; consider, then, what may be in store for you elsewhere. Today we live; tomorrow we die and are quickly forgotten. Oh, the dullness and hardness of a heart which looks only to the present instead of preparing for that which is to come!” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Book 1, Chapter […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis

“We are lifted up above earthly things by two wings: simplicity and purity…” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Book 2, Chapter 4) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using both the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave your thoughts […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Thomas à Kempis

“Disciple: My Lord, God, what can I depend on in this life, what is my greatest solace on earth? Is it not You, my God, Whose mercy is infinite? Where have things gone well for me without You, and where have things gone badly for me when You were with me?” (Fr. Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ, Book 3 […]

The Perspicuity of Puddleglum

Puddleglum - Sketch © by Jef Murray

Puddleglum – Sketch © by Jef Murray “Don’t pay any attention to what he says. You’re arguing with someone who believes God became a human being and then committed suicide….” The comment left me literally speechless. I had been in an exchange with someone on Facebook regarding the decline of honeybees, worldwide, and I had challenged their assertion that it […]