God so loved the world that he gave his only son...
There are so many characters and stories associated with the works of Christ.
Embrace your love for Christ. Give yourself to Him and rejoice in His name.
I have noticed things change and some stuff is constant. Things that are constant are the followers of Christ and in Jesus, we all can achieve to make ourselves in God's image.
I have limited skills within the church. I am not a doctorate student in Theology, I am not a priest, nor am I a vastly experienced Theologian. I know a couple of things and I know myself in Christ. He is everywhere you seek, He is above us, below us, and within us, and your faith, as well as mine, can only grow stronger with the mass, teachings, readings, and self-preparation.
Do not give in and do not give up. Sometimes taking a side of yourself out of context to pray will be beneficial. Kneel alone and kneel in Christ. Pray to Him and let God know you are speaking to Him. He will hear you.
Miracles come true every day...I know. I can still breathe, walk, and talk. Oh and those three attributes will help me better serve Christ and the community.
Please do not be mad at this sorrowful man begging Jesus to show in the light when the dark is around.
Please do not anger yourself over faith. Depression can get the best of us. I know! I have been very depressed and I still bout with the illness. Mental Health, physical health, and faith in our Father, the King of Kings, will all be valued as I walk with Him in mind, in spirit, and in body.
Take care of yourself. Jesus would want you to know strength, how to speak or stay silent in prayer, and to practice Christianity.
Geaux Cajuns and Geaux Christ!
My reestablished faith in Christ has already given me a community to call mine to serve in, an afterlife to believe in, and a strength only Jesus can give. I would say to Jesus, if I was to meet Him, "Why are people still allowed to not follow in your teachings?" I know this is selfish to ask God why free people have to lose a freer way to practice in the Catholic faith. I bet you He would say, "They are allowed to not follow in my teachings but they may not be forgiven if they cannot admit their sins."
That is my idea and no one else can make me understand why Jesus, God, will stay so accepting without His followers practicing in faith and staying believers. Stay, rejoice, and stay enthralled in Christ. He will surprise you. He will congratulate you when you least suspect it. Miracles come true.
I am sure people have preached to you, trying to teach you lessons from Christ, but have you accepted in act and practice the faith that comes along with Christ and his teachings?
I typed that out to state this idea:
Give yourself to the Lord.
Let Him know you are there for Him.
Be His friend.
Stay by His side and accompany Him in life to stay away from Purgatory when you perish.
Think of this...without Christ, all things are not possible. In Christ, all things are possible! Change your persona. Be a giver and not a taker. Show less in proof and let Christ show you proof. There will be proof of his miracles every day and in every way. And to these sentences I have typed up alone as I follow Christ as a Catholic, I prompt you to follow Him and belong in His lessons. Learn, educate, and beyond all else, PRAISE BE TO CHRIST!
Seth (a little known Christ follower in the Catholic church)