Seeking Perfection

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

A Perfect Love

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

Tied Down?

There are those in the world today who say that marriage should be postponed and even avoided in order to avoid becoming “tied down.” Liberty is our most prized possession, we are told, and to commit to a single, life-long spouse would be awfully detrimental. Now it is true that the married person does lose … More Tied Down?

Teamwork

Perhaps the most important thing to remember in a marriage is that both parties are on the same team. This means that when one party is upset with the other, he can do nothing that would damage his beloved teammate. An attack upon his teammate is an attack upon himself, and what kind of person … More Teamwork