It is a very hard truth that man must make reparation for his sins. God’s infinite justice dictates that everything must be repaid–even to the last farthing. When we consider the gravity of our sins, we should be absolutely terrified. The penance necessary to repair for our crimes is incomprehensible. When a miserable man views … More Love > Penance
How many times do we hear this silly phrase. “I have God in my life,” the guilty conscience maintains, “so everything is fine.” But is it really enough to just have God in your life? It would seem that a certain fallen angel ruling in hell has God in his life too, and yet he … More “I Have God in my Life!”
A great saint once said that he knew no other perfection than loving God with all one’s heart. If we ever wish to progress in our spiritual lives, knowledge of this truth is absolutely essential. Some contend that sanctity consists of multiplied prayers, great penances, extravagant alms, and the like. But these good things are … More Seeking Perfection
What kind of love does God deserve? An infinite love. What kind of love does God require? A perfect love. An infinite being deserves infinite love, but finite creatures are not capable of this. Thankfully, God is infinite justice, and He could never require something that is impossible. So God only requires from us that … More A Perfect Love
Why does God put up with us? It’s no secret that mankind has been mostly a failure throughout his entire existence, so why does God continue to will this existence? As surprising as it may seem, God has not done away with mankind because our goodness outweighs our badness. Even in these terrible times when … More Why Does God Put Up With Us?