Sometimes the hardest person to forgive is ourselves. I think we somehow convince ourselves that Christ’s suffering on the cross is sufficient for everyone but us. But true faith can help us to heal. Some say faith is blind. But it seems to me that sometimes faith opens our eyes.

-from Faith Under Fire


“I pray that you will understand the words of Jesus, ‘Love one another as I have loved you.’ Ask yourself, ‘How has he loved me? Do I really love others in the same way?’ Unless this love is among us, we can kill ourselves with work and it will only be work, not love. Work without love is slavery.”

— Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta