Temporary Enemies

Temporary Enemies

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, Did you ever think that many or even most of your enemies may be temporary?  Enemies in a particular moment, not necessarily perpetual enemies? In last week’s reflection, I made the statement that one reason Catholics avoid naming their...
Definition of Enemies

Definition of Enemies

Dear Souls and Hearts members, In Luke 10:29, the expert in the law, after hearing the second great commandment to “Love your neighbor as yourself,” queried Jesus and asked “And who is my neighbor?” This led to Jesus’ telling of the parable of the Good Samaritan. I...
Ukraine

Ukraine

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, Last Sunday to open his Angelus address, Pope Francis said: In recent days we have been shaken by something tragic: war. Time and again we have prayed that this road would not be taken. And let us not stop talking; indeed, let us pray to...
Spiritual Warfare

Spiritual Warfare

Dear Souls and Hearts Members, Demons are real.  We have it on the authority of scripture.  St. Peter tells us, Be sober, be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. (1 Peter 8:5) And St. Paul tells us in...