Yielding To Christianity

Patricia Hofer

“charity must not remain hidden in the bottom of the heart”

St. Therese of Lisieux once wrote: “Ah! Lord, I know you don’t command the impossible. You know better than I do my weakness and imperfection; You know very well that never would I be able to love my Sisters [and Brothers] as You love them, unless You, O my Jesus, loved them in me. … Ah! I understand now that charity consists in bearing with the faults of others, in not being surprised at this… Continue reading

“we are more than nature defines”

Our strength

Here see your hands,
Here wiggle your feet.
Here lies your heart,
Feel its every beat.

This is our life,
Appearing to be
All that we’ll know,
All there is to “me.”

But we are more
Than nature defines,
A living soul
With a conscious mind.

Not here, not there,
But something apart.
“Lo, I’m with you,”
Speaking in our heart.

Giving comfort,
Pushing back the night.
Ever awake,
Lifting us to light.… Continue reading

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