Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Save Yourself from Helplessness

When life throws challenge after challenge at us, it is easy to just give in and think we are helpless. In this video, Fr. Mike Schmitz offers an uplifting message for those tough times. No matter how dire the circumstances, with God’s grace, there is always something we can do.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Will God Heal My Wounds?

In this video, Fr. Mike encourages us to go to God in our weakest moments. As God answered St. Paul, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness” (2 Corinthians 12:9). Using the life of St. Catherine of Siena as an example, Fr. Mike shows how—when we let God into our brokenness—he can do wonders

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Love is an Ability

It’s more universal than anything, yet not everyone has the same idea of what love is exactly. In this video, Father Mike Schmitz makes a good case for why love is not a feeling but an ability. Just like any other skill, we need to learn how to do it. Simply being passionate and having strong feelings for a person is part of it, but will these emotions alone pass the test when love calls us to be selfless or to sacrifice for the one we love? Father Mike challenges us to “will the best for our beloved.” Doing this will lead us deeper into the beautiful mystery that love is.