Parents and Their Children

Parents derive immense amounts of joy from discovering similarities between their children and themselves. There’s nothing cuter than a daughter who looks like her mother, or a son who acts like his father. God is no different with His children. The more we inculcate virtue in our hearts, the more we resemble Him Who is … More Parents and Their Children

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A Father’s Heart

When a man marries a woman, he loves her with all of his heart. When he has his first child, he loves that child with all of his heart while maintaining and even increasing the love he has for his wife. How is this possible? The size of his heart must increase. Indeed, with each … More A Father’s Heart

How to Pray

All too often, we think of prayer as simply asking God for the things we need. This view is much too shallow, and every good soul should understand that supplication is only one–and actually, the last–of the four ends of prayer. Before man begins to supplicate God for his needs, he should first employ his … More How to Pray

Spilled Milk

Thank you for allowing me to spill this milk, O Lord. You have provided me with a wonderful opportunity to increase my patience by working to stay calm over this matter. You have drawn my heart closer to Yours as I wipe the milk from the floor and imagine your mercy wiping away my sins. … More Spilled Milk