Triumph In True Forgiveness

“It could be a wonderful person, but if they’ve hurt me, that’s how I define them. Instead of defining our spouse or our situation as the thing that I’ve got to escape from or I’m not going to survive, is I’ve got to somehow be able to see the good.”

Strength From a Faithful Heart

When people say “5 kids and this and that – how do you do that”, I say “Wait, do you think I’m like a Superman?” It is God. You have to see that God wants to move in all our lives, and if we do anything good it’s because of Him. He’s knocking at our door, and we’ve gotta let …

Managing Godly Expectations

“What does it mean to love God? That’s a tough question. The more I learn that He’s here, and it is good that He’s here. When He speaks to me, it feels good – it feels like a firm foundation. And things begin to make sense. The more I’m exposed to God, the more it makes sense.”

Do You Choose Trust?

“God, I want to do what you’re asking me to do, but there’s two of us here. Why haven’t you told her when you’ve told me loud and clear?”

Yield to Love

“How am I doing when it comes to my relationship with Elise? And I’ve got my point that I want to say, and I’ve got my reasons, and I’m gonna interrupt and stop and try to do the thing that I think is right in the moment, when what I really need to do is yield to love.”

Advent Day 6: According to Your Word

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Today’s Gospel: “The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary. And coming to her, he said, “Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with …

Journey to the Final Union

“We’re striving each day to lead each other closer to Heaven; and we’re gonna celebrate and we’re gonna rejoice and that is totally of God, and that is awesome. It’s not the banquet that we’re called to – that wedding feast of the Lamb. It’s a little glimmer, a piece of heaven here on Earth.”