Aflame with Love
Illustration by Br. Martin Erspamer, OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, Indiana. Used with permission.

Aflame with Love

Risk is an essential element of love. The master gives his stewards a risky task: to multiply his fortune in an unfriendly land. Christ puts himself in the Church’s hands—he takes a risk on us. How often do we avoid risk and hide what we should proclaim?

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Check Yourself
Illustration by Frank Kacmarcik, OblSB, Saint John’s Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota. Used with permission.

Check Yourself

How we live usually reflects where we place our trust and find our main motivation, and in this the Scriptures encourage us to examine our priorities.

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All Those Treasures?
Therese J. Borchard is a writer and a chaplain. She lives with her husband in Annapolis, Maryland, and blogs at thereseborchard.com.

All Those Treasures?

Grace is why we can relax and purge. It’s not about us. It’s about God, and what God can do in our lives through Christ Jesus... if we make room for him.

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Less Than?
Jesus and the Little Child by James Tissot, between 1886 and 1894. Online collection of the Brooklyn Museum. Public domain.

Less Than?

Who does our society fail to recognize because we measure greatness based on financial wealth, power, or influence?

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Family Ties
Illustration by Br. Martin Erspamer, OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, Indiana. Used with permission.

Family Ties

Who, really, are our mothers and brothers? Who are the people hearing the word of God and acting on it? They may not be people living in a “perfect” family.

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