Jewels of Grace and Virtue

July 12

July 12

Christ made my soul beautiful with the jewels of grace and virtue. I belong to Him whom the angels serve.

                                                                                               – St. Agnes Read the rest…

Destroy Bad Habits


January 29

“The way to destroy bad habits is by watchfulness and by doing often those things that are opposites to one’s besetting sins.”

~St. John Vianney

For Reflection:
What one bad habit is the Holy Spirit giving me the grace to overcome (Hint: Which sin do I/should I confess most often?)? What virtue is the opposite of it? In what three ways can I begin to exercise that virtue to help eradicate this “besetting sin?”

(Quote from Graceful Living)



January 28

January 28

St. Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor (1225 – 1274)

 “Whoever wishes to live perfectly should do nothing but disdain what Christ disdained on the cross and desire what he desired, for the cross exemplifies every virtue.”

                                                                        –St. Thomas Aquinas
Read the rest…