Ever felt like fasting was torture instead of holy sacrifice? Join the club. But it doesn’t have to be. In fact, it shouldn’t be that way!
Don’t leave it on the table. Don’t walk away from the transforming power of two of the most important things in the spiritual life…deep prayer and the almost “too good to be true” opportunity of redemptive suffering. They will change your life. So if you’re anxious or uneasy, wondering what in the world has happened […]
Yes, He is risen! Yes, Christ has conquered death! But are we ignoring the obvious? Have Christians lost sight of the powerful natural and supernatural aspects of dealing with the end of our earthly life? In this special 100th episode of the Art of Catholic, I bring back John Henry Crosby, founder and president of […]
It’s no secret that perseverance is one of the most important attributes of the spiritual life. And yet, it’s often the case that following the initial euphoria of Easter, many of us fall back into the same-old bad habits we sought to destroy during Lent. We let down our guard and forget to keep seeking hard after the […]
What if I told you the game has changed? What if I told you that things have gotten so serious that there are often-ignored spiritual truths we have to be aware of or we’re not going to survive the current climate? The reality is that we are at war. The forces of darkness are trying […]
In my last post I forced us all to consider our Big Kahuna of sin, our Grand Poobah of iniquity – our Predominant Fault. It’s important because if we don’t fight it, we’re in big spiritual trouble. We’ll have no fertile interior life, which means no real spiritual growth. So let’s turn our attention to […]