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140. A Garden at Night (Mark 14:26-42)

“Now I am beginning to be a disciple. Come fire and cross and grapplings with wild beasts, cuttings and manglings, wrenching of bones, hacking of limbs, crushing of my whole body, come cruel tortures of the devil to assail me. Only may I attain to Jesus Christ.” – St. Ignatius of Antioch, martyr Mark 14:26-42: After psalms had been sung they left for the Mount of Olives. And Jesus said... Read More

The Key to Living a Holy Life

The Key to Living a Holy Life The name of my blog sometimes frightens me because I fear I’ve set myself up as someone who knows how to be holy or who knows how to give advice on how to live a holy life. Neither of those are true! The truth is that I don’t believe I’m holy or that I have the best advice for living a holy life. However, I believe that my deepest desire is to be holy and that on... Read More