Tuesday, October 11, 2011

for the month of October

"Resurection means the worst thing is never, ever the last thing."- Frederick Buechner

"Love casts out all fears." (1 John 4:18)

"God leaves it up to us."

"He has given us free will to decide whether or not the price is worth paying."

"Going out of Comfort Zones"

"For I know my plans for you are, plans to save you and not to harm you, plans to give you a future and to give you hope." (Jeremiah 29:11)

"The Catholic Church is so rich in doctrines but many Catholics stare at doctrines. And they have no way of using them because they do not have a match. The match is your relationship with God"

"Because Catholic faith says it's all grace."

"Everything is a gift from God."

"You are the treasure of God's Heart. You're the apple of His eyes."

"The Mass is a gift."

"God has maternal love for us."

"The father builds the house, while the mother builds the home."

"The father earns money to buy food, but it is the mother who serves the food on the table."

"When you are sick, it is the father who goes out of the house to buy medicine while the mother who stays at home beside your bed, holding your hand."

"Catholics believe that God's mercy extends beyond death."

"Catholics  believe that His mercy is limitless."

"Catholics  believe that His hand is not short and it can reach out beyond the doors of death."

"Catholics  believe that cannot conquer God's love."

"Everything that you see, everything that you hold is a symbol."

"We are people of symbols."

"The kiss is a symbol; meal between lovers, called date, is a symbol; wedding ring is a symbol; hug is a symbol; "Mano Po" is a symbol; handshake is a symbol; smile is a symbol.

"Don't attempt to taste evil or sin for you to know its effect on your life."

"Don't touch evil or sin. Let the experiences of others teach you that it won't do you any good."

"Let's say Yes to God so that Jesus will penetrate all the areas of our lives."

"Let's always wear a smile and bring cheer to others--not with our green jokes but with our whole being."

"When you're a real Christian, you let go of your pride."

"Christianity puts an end to all labels."

"Everybody is special."

"A Christian society must be a society where no man dares to have too much while others have too

"Let us be sensitive to other people's needs; Let's open our eyes and hearts to the world around us--it is one way of expressing our love for God, for the church."

"Let us bring others not to ourselves but to our God, to Jesus."

"It is only people who are willing to walk in darkness who see stars."-Archbishop Fulton Sheen

"It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man." (Psalm 118)

"For what will profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?" (Matthew 16:26)

"It is better to invest the remainder of your life in the things that will not rot or on the things that will not be destroyed."

"...you lose while you gain--you shed pounds as you increase in wisdom and love."

"There are blessings everywhere, and we just have to look around and take notice, that these blessings can come from anyone."

Friday, October 7, 2011

for the month of September 2011

"If you want to get what you want, you have to conquer your fears"

"To everything there is a season" (Ecclesiastes 3:1)

"...Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church on the Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons. The title alone indicates that the Church does not condemn homosexual persons-- only the act."

"But as the cliche goes, God writes straight on crooked lines"

"If you want to change your life, change your words."

"Your words have physical power. They impact your life, body,  people around you and the world."

"You can predict your future. How? Listen to your words."

"Your tongue is like a rudder of a big ship (James 3:4), it directs your life"

"Don't use your words to describe reality. Use your words to create your desired reality."

"Don't just talk about where you are.Talk about where you want to go."

"I feel better and better everyday'

"Let the weak say i'm strong" (Joel 3:10). Even if you feel weak, believe that God will heal you."

"Faith words open up your life to the supernatural power of God."

"Faith words aren't just mere positive affirmations; they open up your life to the supernatural
power of God."

"Death and life are in the power of tongue" (Proverbs 18:21)

"God will PROVIDE"

"Faith is more powerful than your sight"

"Your sight can only describe your situation. Your faith can direct your situation."

"When you focus on the blessings--no matter how small--more blessings will come."

"When you focus on emptiness, more emptiness will come."

"All big blessings come from small blessings. Be grateful for small blessings and the BIG
blessings will come"

"There's a connection between what you say and what will happen."
"To succeed in life, you need LOVE, WISDOM, MENTORS and ACTION too."

"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me."

"Good words beget good words. It is an incredibly fulfilling cycle that we need to begin with others."

"Your words can create life."

"Your words can perform miracles."

"Your words can heal wounds."

"Your words can refresh the spirit."

"Because I learned that focusing on my children's weaknesses only multiplied them. I learned to focus on their strengths, and by doing so, their strengths increased."

"There are 5 T's of Life.-trials, terror, trust, triumph and thanksgiving"

"Something should be broken before you can fix it."

"There should be a mountain before you get a chance to climb your way up."

"Trials are events that teach us what we are;dig up the soil and let us see what we are made of."-British preacher Charlie Spurgeon

"We either choose to sink or swim--our faith in God is our life vest."

"When we struggle, we make plans."

"Why not try to change the timeline? Instead of giving it all and then surrendering to Him,
surrender it all to Him first before giving it your all. Because when you really let go, that's when
God catches you."

"Gratitude isn't just a simple prayer or  gesture--it's a way of life."

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

for the month of August 2011

"Mistakes are all part of growth. Without those mistakes, growth won't be complete."

"God expects you to make mistakes too."

"God has made room for your mistakes. He has incorporated your fumbling, stumbling, and struggling as part of His overall plan to bless your life."

"Believe that the best is yet to come."

"God's plan is bigger than all your mistakes put together."

"Self-compassion: mindfulness, common humanity, and kindness."

"Mindfulness is holding your own thoughts and feelings rather than suppressing or being carried awayby them."

"Common humanity is the understanding that your feelings and experiences are not completely unique."

"Kindness means a commitment to reduce  future instances such as suffering."

"Whatever you do, work it with all your heart, as working for the Lord,
 not for men." (Colossians 3:23)

"Let us not grow tired of doing good, for in due time we shall reap our harvest, if we do not give up." (Galatians 6:9)

"Anything and everything We seem to have on earth is temporary. Give our best all the time, enjoy life, treasure relationships and trust God with all the rest."

"It is either you accept this reality and move on in your lives, or be stuck in unforgiveness and resentment."

"But with God's grace and help, your negative feelings can be transformed into positive feelings of acceptance and forgiveness."

"Train a child in the way he should go, and even when he is old he will not depart from it."(Proverbs22:6)

"Your past does not define your future. God alone handles your future. He has great plans for you."

"Once I asked God, "Why?" He spoke through my heart and answered, "Why not?"

"Why should I question God when He didn't ease His own son's suffering?Be still, Know that I am God."

"But God says that no matter how big or small your problems are, your life has a happy ending."

"You just have to trust that God  holds the big picture of your lifeand that your problem is only a small piece of the whole puzzle."

"Trust and Hope spell the difference between being overwhelmed by your problems and overcoming them."

"We know that all things work for good for those who love God, whho are called according to his purpose."(Romans 8:28)

"Believe that your Easter Sunday is coming."

"The reason you don't understand is because you're not holding the big picture. God is holding the big picture."

"Don't worry about anything, but in all your prayers ask God for what you need, always asking Him with a thankful heart."

"Suffering's greatest gift is compassion. You realize that everyone  is suffering, needs love, just like you."

"Only God's love is permanent. It will last forever."

"Our God is a God of Hope."

"I consider that the sufferings of this present time are as nothing compared with the glory to be revealed for us."(Romans 8:18)

"This suffering is nothing."

"...for what is seen is transitory, but what is unseen is eternal."

"Hope is like a telescope. It helps you look at the distant future."


"Happiness in life has nothing to do with how little or how big your many problems are. It has to  do with the size of your hope. You could have so many problems in life, but if you have hope,
you're OK."

"Today is not good, but tomorrow will be better."

"There are two kinds of people: people who take away hope from people's life and people who give hope to others."

"You are because I loved You."

"Our Fears paralyze and stop us from pursuing our goals."

"Fight FEAR (False Expectations Appearing Real) with FEAR (Faith Enlarged to Accept Rewards)."