A quote from Saint Augustine for this season of alleluias, when we rejoice in God’s love for us in Jesus Christ: “Let us love, because He first loved us.” [1 John 4:19] For how should we love, except He had first loved us? By loving we became friends: but He loved us as enemies, that […]
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See “Jesu Tibi Vivo (Jesus, for You I Live).” For high quality viewing, click on “HQ” (bottom right of frame) after video starts.
One of the old songs which the Sisters of the Cenacle sing for special occasions is “Jesu Tibi Vivo.” The original words, in Latin, go like this: Jesu, tibi vivo; Jesu, tibi morior; Jesu, sive vivo, sive morior, tuus sum. (Jesus, for you I live; Jesus, for you I die; Jesus, whether I live or […]
Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get. (Matthew 7:1-2) The internet has made me more aware than ever of our human tendency to judge each other, although I doubt that more […]
When I typed “What does love mean?” into Google, in quotes so that I would get the exact phrase, no less than 111,000 web pages came up. (I imagine the numbers change from day to day—even hour to hour, as I just tried it again and this time there were 112,000.) Although I certainly didn’t […]