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Beauty So Ancient

Aug 28, 2020

"Late Have I Loved You," is a poetic excerpt from St Augustine's "Confessions." It's a beautiful story of how St Augustine was so enthralled with the world, that he resisted God's calling.

In the end, he could not resist God and he finally left worldly things behind and reached for God's peace. How many of us can...

Feb 14, 2020

Because of all the Valentine's Day media hype, so many of us end up feeling lonely on Valentine's day.

However, what actually happens is that we allow ourselves to get manipulated into experiencing deep longing for a mate on this Valentine's day.


  • Remember that Valentine's Day is just another day.
  • Be...

Jan 27, 2020

As some of you know, I am extremely attached to Amazon.

Whenever I see a new book, I want it.

Well, last week, I received, Mother Angelica's Guide to Practical Holiness. It's a wonderful, practical book that I highly recommend.

In a chapter titled, "Three Keys to the Kingdom", she lists three types of people who seek...

Jan 19, 2020

Sometimes when we want to suffer for our Lord, we are drawn to external mortifications and penances like self-flagellation (whipping), wearing hairshirts and cilices.

Why is that?

Two reasons - first, we want to go hardcore and in our minds, whipping yourself is EXTREMELY hardcore.

The second reason, is one we might not...

Jan 4, 2020


Humans are driven to get married, first of all to procreate, but secondly to build a bond with another human being that you can trust with your life.

You want to be with someone who understands you and will help you to get to heaven.

Life is not easy and we are often so distracted by the cares and worries of life that...