Service Endures, Leading to Greatness

Service inspires a better future. For with service, there is no scarcity. There are limitless opportunities. If there is an ambition key to greatness, it is service of others. The 1946 Nobel Prize-winner Herman Hesse’s 1932 novella, Journey to the East, leaves an enduring lesson. It is about a sect, The League.  Some members of the…

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Our Lady of the Holy Rosary

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary inspires us to reflect on the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who is adorned with roses, bearing the glory of God. Roses are one of the most beautiful flowers, a special gift of nature. All roses—from the white rose to the pink, yellow, sterling silver, and deep red—are…

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Way of Love: A Girl that Changed My Life

As a boy of fourteen years old, the life of one girl moved mine more than any other—showing me the way of love. The girl is Thérèse, from the little city of Lisieux in Calvados, France. She is popularly known as the Little Flower, Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. To her, I owe an early exposure to…

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Why I Love Matthew

A reflection about an apostle, evangelist, and sinner— Saint Matthew—whose feast day we celebrate on September 21, will inspire a reader to see why I love Matthew. I love Matthew, the apostle, because he was a sinner. I love him because he was open to grace. It is also because the true message of salvation is…

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To The Woman I Love So Much: Blessed Virgin Mary

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To her I gaze, her face I behold Through the hills of Judea it’s told The path neither of maze nor daze Of hers humans find the smooth Grace terrace  Of the plan the Triune bear Eternity ever for humans prepare The way to the Divine  O human of you Grace design  O Lady of…

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Life-Giving Bread

Christ’s gift of his body, the Eucharist, is the source and summit of the Christian life (CCC, nos. 10, 1324), for from it we have abundant life and reach the height of our spiritual life. Thus, in believing and living its grace, one lives forever. There is something rare about the teaching of Jesus in…

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Profound Beauty – Kateri

I met a girl who feels disadvantaged because of how she looks. Feeling insecure and often moody, she believes her body and form are out of shape. As a result, she avoids socializing with people and feels discomfort at the possibility of meeting new friends. Are you in any way not confident about yourself? Do…

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In the Manner of the Blessed Trinity of Love

Introduction An audience asks the Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen to explain the mystery of the Most Blessed Trinity. He warns them that no matter how erudite his explanation may be, the Trinity doctrine would still not be fully clear to them. After a two-hour rigorous theological and philosophical speech on the subject, a woman approaches…

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My Take on #EndSARS et al Protest

This special post is to state my take on the #EndSARS protest going on at the moment in my native country, Nigeria. It’s the right thing to do to keep to our civic duties. Paying taxes, casting votes, keeping to traffic rules, contributing in various ways to make our society a better place to live,…

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