Sometimes, the magnitude of human suffering, hardship, and pain can throw us into despair. But let remind ourselves that people in worse situations have come out of them successfully, and emerged stronger than before.
In the Gospel, many people gather around Christ. Yet only one of them is healed. Today, we took the Body and Blood of Jesus in us. He gives us true healing, and we need no other.
There are two worlds of God - the visible and the invisible. The invisible world, the world of the spirit, is lost for us. Instead, we choose to live in a world of illusions.
The feast of the Exaltation of the Cross takes a special place among the Christian feasts. It is our chance to reflect on eternity, the victory of life over death, and the triumph of God's love.
Daniel met God, and to him, it was a life-changing moment. The Lord did not wish to make him poor or homeless. He only wanted him not to pride himself on his goodness and to follow His way.
Our relationship with God starts with love. The Lord went to the Cross for our sake, so what can we do for Him? The best we can do is rejoice at seeing Him like little children do when they see their mother