self-examination

Taking Aggressive Action

Photography © by Andy Coan

Radio talk show hosts make a living on it.  Day after day, they bring before our eyes stupid, unjust and wasteful situations in order to provoke outrage.  We love to listen and get ourselves all worked up.  Our indignation keeps us tuned in, which makes their advertisers happy. It’s easy to focus on the outrageous things done by some government […]

What’s In Your Heart? — Six Areas to Examine

"King David in Prayer" by Pieter de Grebber

The things that we do can reveal who we are. You have heard the saying, “Actions speak louder than words.” We know this is very true. There are many people who deliberately say one thing and then do another. We call these people hypocrites. They lie about who they are, intentionally, in order to gain something they desire. But, there […]

How Can I Get Out of My Patterns of Sin?

Dear Sister Mary Colombiere, How can I deepen my relationship with God when I am stuck in patterns of sin that I can’t seem to break? I’ve asked this question to several people at different times, but I really can’t seem to figure this out or make any progress. I am really grieved over this. Dear Friend, It seems to […]