All Caught Up in Myself

I often get all caught up in myself and experience various distressing thoughts and anxieties. These are a combination of temptations to sinful behavior as

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shame

Television Dramas and Lust

I enjoy television dramas. I really do. But I have a very active imagination. I also passively project my “fantasy world” into television dramas so much

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mercy

God Owns Me

God told me one night that He owned me. I heard this interiorly, without any words being spoken. I had been watching a television show

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mercy

A Sense of Terror

Terror Experienced in Youth I have come to realize that a sense of terror has been a hidden part of my interior life for many

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Jesus, Good Shepherd, salvation

We Could Do Better

Of course, we could do better, but we usually don’t. We need a savior. St. Paul notes our predicament and then identifies the solution and

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mercy

Spiritual Warfare

I am returning after four months of what turned out to be spiritual warfare to continue my monthly column for Catholic Stand. I am very

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