• Befriending our shadow

    January 16, 2018 admin

    Today is Divine Mercy Sunday – Jesus I trust in you! May the mercy of God envelop us and wash away our sins, vices, weaknesses and empower us to enjoy our eternal dignity now and always, Amen. It is true that we are all called to grow in the sight of God and humanity. Hence,…

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  • The resurrection and our emotional bank account

    January 16, 2018 admin

    Happy Easter my dear people of God and May the blessings of the risen Lord abide with you now and always! “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Ps.118:24). This is the most excellent and wonderful day throughout the history of the Church and the…

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  • Crisis is an Opportunity

    January 16, 2018 admin

      On this day we celebrate Palm Sunday of the passion of the Lord, I prayerfully wish you a fruitful conclusion of our Lenten journey and spiritual exercises which are meant to usher us into the highest celebration of our faith – The Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ at Easter, amen. Today, the catalogue…

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  • Our Book of Life

    January 16, 2018 admin

    God bless you and inspire you to sustain the journey of the spiritual life, Amen. Once upon a time a friend walked into my office and browse through my book shelf looking for my own titles that I had authored and he couldn’t find any. Guess what? He said, why not look for your beautiful…

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  • Finding Meaning in Life

    January 16, 2018 admin

    In recent times I have experienced a renewed fascination about the subject-matter of finding meaning in life especially as I reflect over the numerous questions raised by people about the meaning of life amidst incessant killings by terrorists and ritualists, outbreak of diseases, poverty, famine, drought, legalization of abortion, hardships of several degrees, and economic…

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  • Transforming hurts into gifts

    January 16, 2018 admin

    Happy Sunday and may Almighty God impart in us the ability to transform our hurts into gifts, amen. Sometimes ago, we had shared on the important construct of self – awareness and it is becoming clearer that the fruit of that exercise should not end only in knowing oneself but the ability to be productive,…

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  • Growth in the spiritual life: Quest for holiness

    January 16, 2018 admin

    Happy Sunday and God bless you immensely! What is your goal for the spiritual life? The goal of the spiritual life is holiness because “our sanctification is the will of God (1Thess. 4:3). On the other hand, the greatest tragedy that would befall a spiritual person is to live and die without holiness! Our preoccupation…

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  • Growth in the spiritual life (Self – Awareness II)

    January 16, 2018 admin

      Happy Sunday and God bless you immensely! Let me begin by thanking all of you who have made efforts to read, reflect, browse through and commented gratuitously and critically on the different topics of our Sunday hints for the spiritual life. I sincerely appreciate and I encourage us to do more since our faith…

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  • The spiritual life and the sacraments

    January 16, 2018 admin

      Happy Sunday and God bless you immensely! According to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, “…God is not simply Word. In the sacraments he gives Himself to us in person, through physical realities.” His presence in us through the sacraments leaves in us the abundance of His graces, thus, sacraments are outward signs that instill inward…

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  • Sunday hints for the spiritual life (prayer)

    January 16, 2018 admin

    Happy Sunday and God bless you immensely! Last Sunday we talked about sensible devotions, their prevalence and influences on our spiritual life. Today we shall focus on what to pay attention to in order to equip and better our spiritual life instead of sensible devotions. This centres on prayer, mortification and the sacraments. Let us…

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