Archive for the 'Aphorism' Category

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

On this Ash Wednesday, this first day of Lent, I offer this aphorism… Desire without meaning nor the hope of fulfillment is the substance of Hell. It is my hope this Lenten season to know hunger, to experience the hunger of Jesus in the hunger of the poor. It is my hope to cast off […]

True Joy

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

True joy makes suffering its friend.

The Worst Pain

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

The worst pain is to feel no pain.

Freedom Comes

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Freedom comes when you bind yourself to discipline.

The Fires of Hell

Friday, January 11th, 2008

The fires of hell are fueled by the wrath of fallen hearts.

The Faithful Proclaim

Friday, September 7th, 2007

The faithful proclaim what the Lord has done, fools try explain how he did it.

God Waits

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

God waits in that part of you from which you turn away.

A Wounded Hand

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

There is no hand that God offers to man but the one we have wounded.

The Only Fire

Sunday, August 19th, 2007

God is the only fire that the closer you draw near the less you get burned.

The Pursuit of Wisdom

Saturday, August 18th, 2007

In the pursuing wisdom the heart must lead that head.