How God broke and healed Caralyn

“After I had my breakthrough in the chapel, I had my come-to-Jesus moment. We were singing, Here I Am To Worship. In that moment, Jesus absolutely broke through the stone fortress I had built around my heart and my knees buckled and I fell to the floor and I knew that Jesus forgave me of…

Forgiveness is a choice

“When you bring things to light, it loses its power. It’s so hard when you live in darkness and you don’t know who you can trust. Looking back, it was one of the best things that could happen to me as a starting point of healing.”

Departing from self-love, growing in charity

The gospel reading today (4th Sunday of Lent) is about the parable of the prodigal son. Our chaplain preached a homily about how we should move away from self-love, towards charity. The younger son who squandered everything did not return to his father’s because he was contrite, but because he was hungry and lusting after…

Why is objective morality necessary for true charity?

Charity in truth In a world dominated by moral relativism, “what is truth?” According to Patrick Madrid, “the answer, from a Catholic perspective, is Jesus Christ… ‘I am the way, the truth, and the life.’” Morality is “objective truth given by God, not to ruin our lives, but to make us truly free”[1]. Charity, on…