But the Lord is in His holy temple; the Lord still rules from heaven. He watches everything closely, examining everyone on earth (Psalm 11:4) There are two things about God which comfort me. The first is that He is in control. The second is, nothing happens without His knowledge.
It was a beautiful afternoon so Ede decided to go for a walk. She walked through a field covered with daisies and dandelions. She loved daisies but they had an earthy smell and some of them smelled like cow manure. That was why she was never tempted to pick them. Whether it was instinctive or… Read More Tempting God and Celibacy
It was Thursday night. After having something light to eat because he didn’t have much of an appetite because he was so excited to be going out with Karine even though it was just to play ping pong, he showered and changed into a grey shirt and dark blue pants. He put his luggage away.… Read More An Evening Out with Karine
It was Puah’s nineteenth birthday and they were celebrating it at the same Lebanese restaurant where they had their first dinner together. They have been dating since Tobias broke up with Yasma which was the day after Puah and he made love for the first time. That morning, he had shown up at her apartment… Read More Tobias and Puah Celebrate
Father Desjardins was saying a prayer and as he kissed the rosary, he opened his eyes because he sensed that he wasn’t alone. Ede was standing there, watching him. He put the rosary in the pocket of his Cossack and then beckoned her to approach him. “I’m sorry, Father Desjardins,” she apologized. “I didn’t mean… Read More Why Good Friday?
“I read a story recently about a man who when caught claimed that the devil made him do it. Instead of admitting that he was guilty and taking responsibility for his crime, he blames it on an imaginary, fictional character.” “The devil isn’t an imaginary, fictional character. He’s real.” “Says who?” “Says the Bible.” “Men… Read More Imaginary? Illusions?
When I look at the night sky and see the work of Your fingers—the moon and the stars You have set in place—what are mortals that You should think of us, mere humans that You should care for us? (Psalm 8:3, 4) When I think of how God made the first two humans I feel… Read More Special to God
Father Kowalski and Sister Francesca were saying the morning prayers. “You look tired, Father,” Sister Francesca remarked when they were finished. “Didn’t you have a good night’s rest?” He smiled. “How could I sleep with all that racket?” “Oh, you mean the rain?” “It was more like a storm. It kept me awake for a… Read More After the Storm