Monthly Archives: April 2011

What is love?

Sometimes when we talk about love we automatically think of our husbands, wives, boyfriends, or girlfriends. This was one of the chosen readings at our wedding mass, simply because someone recommended it, and it’s appropriate. In a way it’s similar … Continue reading

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Fasting

I fast because I want to clear my body of clutter, to make space for God. That is why I fast. Not to deprive myself, not to experience suffering that other has has. From St Dominic, “How hard it is … Continue reading

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Christians, from Rachel, Weep No More

Norma learned that Christians can separate the sin from the sinner and she began to learn to do that too.

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Forgiveness

Just like love, forgiveness is an act of the will. Love and forgiveness are not feelings. From Rachel, Weep No More: “It (forgiveness) does not erase the memories of what happened, and does not trivialise the sin. Forgiveness is not … Continue reading

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Priests washing the feet

of church leaders on Thursday, just like how Jesus washed the apostles’ feet about 2000 years ago. This photo is taken in the St Ignatius Church in PJ. After washing the church leaders’ feet, three priests had to kiss the … Continue reading

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Hold this in my heart always

Mark 2:17 Jesus heard them and answered, “people who are well do not need a doctor, but only those who are sick. I have not come to call respectable people, but outcasts.”

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2 more days

Before they crucify Jesus. It is a day of obligation, meaning you need to fast, and need to attend mass. Not fast, for the sake of fasting, or for suffering, but fasting to empty ourselves, to make more space for … Continue reading

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God, source of love

I first heard this yesterday, coming from a pastor, in relation to marriages- Let God be the source of your love. I don’t really get it, but hubby thinks it means that we are able to love only if we … Continue reading

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Need…more…time…

Went for mass today at sfx, the statues were all covered during Lent. Must find out why. Also saw Father Michael Chua, the Catholic representative for the whole Al Kitab issue. My prayer goes out to him, that is surely … Continue reading

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Basic Church

The most basic unit of the Church is our family. That is why they say that charity begins at home. I really do need to put things into perspective. Let’s just take a step back and ponder.

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