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Inspires
 
我們屬於一個自然和超自然的家庭

 
We belong to a natural and a supernatural family

Leading a life of holiness as that of the Holy Family of Nazareth
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 27


Begin Again Through Trials

 
Begin Again Through Trials

Today, we’re going to answer the question of why God allows spiritual desolation, something we all experience, especially this year. By spiritual desolation we mean feeling far from God, not feeling His love, not wanting to pray, and everything spiritual is hard.
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 27


 
A Shelter Fit for a King

In truth, our loving God does not need a “cedar house”; rather, we need to dwell in God and at the same time, humbly allowing God to dwell in us.
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 20


"Sunday Homily" - Begin Again: More Blessings Are Coming

 
Begin Again: More Blessings Are Coming

There are two things you can do to see God’s blessings in your life: 1) Perspective. Our life is probably better than we think. One time, the wife of author Michael Hyatt asked, “How was your day?” “Man, it was terrible.” “Really, what was so bad about it?” When he finished telling her, she said, “It sounds to me like you had a really bad 20 minutes, not a bad day.” He said, “That’s pretty much right, because the rest of the day was pretty great”
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 20


 
Pope Francis: The human heart tends toward prayer

(Vatican News) Continuing his catechesis on prayer, Pope Francis on Wednesday focused on “intercessory prayer”; that is, prayer which asks on behalf of another.”
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 16


 
The Holy Spirit’s Knock-Out Punch!

For those of you who are studying the Scripture seriously, I hope the Holy Spirit would also punch your lights out the way He did it to me!
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 13


 
Begin Again: Go Out of Yourself

In 1965 Archbishop Sheen quoted Carl Jung, the famous psychiatrist, that about a third of people who saw him didn’t have a “clinically definable neurosis,” but were suffering from “senselessness and aimlessness” in their lives ! It’s an existential crisis, a lack of meaning and purpose, an anxiety, and a problem of living. This reminds me of our culture, which is spiritually empty: We don’t seriously reflect on why we exist, the meaning of life, and what comes after death. Our emptiness has deepened now that we’re more anxious about our physical health and are more isolated.
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 13


 
Pope Francis: Do not feel ashamed when we feel the need to pray in our moments of darkness

(Vatican News) In his catechesis at the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis urges everyone to listen to the cry that wells up within us especially in moments of difficulty, which he says is the prayer of supplication.
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 9


 
“The day of the Lord will come like a thief” (2 Peter 3:10)

This Sunday’s Gospel reading is from the first few verses of Chapter 1 of the Gospel according to St. Mark. Verse 1 “The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God” is also a title for the entire gospel (Ref: Ignatius Bible Study [IBS] P65). The “good news” is that Christ […]
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 6


 
Begin Again

Because of the First Reading and because we’re now in Advent, the beginning of a new liturgical year, I’ve discerned a theme that we’re going to be talking about during Advent and Christmas, and that theme is: Begin Again.
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 6


 
Pope Francis: God is like a good parent who never stops loving us despite our sins

(Vatican News) Reflecting on blessing as an essential dimension of prayer, Pope Francis in his General Audience says that our response to the God who blesses is also by blessing. We do it through the prayer of praise, adoration and thanksgiving.
Publish date: 2020 - 12 - 2


 
How do we prepare for Advent in this unprecedented time?

In the beginning of the Advent season, we are waiting, watching, expecting, and preparing ourselves for the coming of a Savior. With the entire globe weathering COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus, we are in uncharted territory. So, what are we expecting? How do we prepare our hearts in this unprecedented time? May this Sunday reflection shed some light on us.
Publish date: 2020 - 11 - 29


 
Pope Francis: The exchange of love is the mystical root of the believer’s entire life

(Vatican News) At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis turned his gaze to the prayer life of the early Church, as he continued his catechesis on prayer.
Publish date: 2020 - 11 - 25


 
The Shepherd and the King

Jesus is no ordinary king. Like David, his Old Testament type, he is a Shepherd-King.
Publish date: 2020 - 11 - 22


 
Pope Francis: It was God's voice that guided Mary's heart and her steps where her presence was needed

(Vatican News) Pope Francis reflects on prayer and on how the Virgin Mary, who entrusted herself to God with docility, is a model for our own lives.
Publish date: 2020 - 11 - 18


 
Is the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer?

In God's kingdom of eternal joy, there is no shortage of resources nor discrimination of treatment.
Publish date: 2020 - 11 - 15


 
Pope Francis: We need to pray always, even when everything seems vain

(Vatican News) Pope Francis continued his catechesis on prayer on Wednesday, focusing on the quality of perseverance in prayer. Jesus Himself, the Pope said, “has given an example of continual prayer, practiced perseveringly.”
Publish date: 2020 - 11 - 12


 
Preparing for the Royal Visit

If we do not live like we “know” Christ every single day, how do we expect Christ to “know” us when He comes again?
Publish date: 2020 - 11 - 8


 
Pope Francis: Prayer is an art that must be practiced with insistence

(Vatican News) At the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis says Jesus shows us that we must pray early, often, and in silence, and urges everyone to pray for those who are ill with Covid-19 and the medical personnel working to treat them.
Publish date: 2020 - 11 - 4


 
Experiencing the Mystical Body of Christ

The doors of the Church that I knocked on 43 years ago are opening up to an abyss of mysteries far deeper than any human mind can fathom!
Publish date: 2020 - 11 - 1


 
Pope Francis: Jesus came for all of humanity

(Vatican News) Pope Francis continues his catechesis on prayer inviting the faithful to persevere in prayer in every moment of their lives, even in the most difficult, and in those in which we feel the burden of our sins.
Publish date: 2020 - 10 - 28


 
Religious Life and Social Life Become One in Love

Love is what brings our religious life (love of God) and social life (love of neighbor) into unity.
Publish date: 2020 - 10 - 25


 
Pope Francis: psalms lead to adore God and love His children

Pope Francis then began the second and final catechesis on the Psalms in his series on prayer. The Psalms, he says, “help us not to fall into the temptation of the 'wicked', that is, of living, and perhaps also of praying, as if God does not exist, and as if the poor do not exist”.
Publish date: 2020 - 10 - 21


 
“Give therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s” (Mt 22:21)

May our earthly commitments be guided by a beacon of light from the divine
Publish date: 2020 - 10 - 18