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What Does “Burying the Talent” Mean in Rabbinic Law and Why is it Important For You?

“Good reason still existed; but it was kept concealed, for fear of the popular reason.” – Manzoni Fear of change, of responsibility,…

same kind of different as me movie review
Recommended Movies

“Same Kind Of Different As Me” An Empowering Film About Faith and Friendship

“Same Kind of Different As Me“, released in theaters on October 20th, is based on the book that tells the…

Faith & Life

6 Surprising Things That Happen When You Decide to Embrace Silence

In the last few months I’ve really tried to embrace silence more often. To put my headphones down, turn off…

gospel reflection
Gospels

Are You Building Up or Tearing Down? Which Kind of Person do You Want to Be?

On social media, at work, at home, in your community, at school… are you building up or are you tearing…

Gospel reflection
Gospels

You’re Invited to the Party. How do You Respond? (Gospel Reflection)

How do you respond to an invitation to a party? Jesus uses the metaphor of a party invitation to talk…

Faith & Life

4 Things God Might Be Up To When You Are Suffering And Cannot Feel His Presence

I don’t have an answer to “if there is a God, why is there suffering?”. It is a question I…

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Recommended Movies

Classic Movie Recommendation: “Dead Poets Society” (1989)

When we make a list of the now deceased actor Robin Williams’ movies, surely one of the first to appear…

Conscience Gospel reflection
Gospels

Is Your Life Bearing Fruit? An Examination of Conscience (Gospel Reflection)

Are you bearing fruit? Seeing our own limitations, forming and examining our conscience, and connecting with God’s mercy is something…

Fulton Sheen

Inner Beauty Of Grace Wins The Soul

Beauty without virtue is like a fair flower that has an offensive odor. But true beauty bathes in that light…

Jean Vanier

To find the true meaning of marriage or community we have to accept our wound.

Even the most beautiful community can never heal the wound of loneliness that we carry. It is only when we…

Soren Kierkegaard

“If I were a doctor and were asked for my advice, I would reply: Create silence!”

If I were a doctor and were asked for my advice, I would reply: Create silence! The Word of God…

Blaise Pascal

All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.

All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.

Jacques Philippe

Lord, I ask your pardon, I have sinned again.

Lord, I ask your pardon, I have sinned again. This, alas, is what I am capable of doing on my…

Rainer Maria Rilke

Short Story about Masks: They Promise to Make You Feel Free, But Are You?

I wept, but the mask did not let the tears escape; they ran down inside over my cheeks and dried…

Detachment: “Nothing else matters to me anymore, nothing has any value for me but Jesus”

Jesus does not want us to be attached to possessions, to human honors, to creatures. He asks humility. But His…

Thomas Merton

Why We Must Stop Looking At Our Actions If We Want To Find Ourselves

The soul that projects itself entirely into activity, and seeks itself outside itself in the work of its own will…