Have you ever noticed that Jesus said “When you fast” not “if you fast”? In this short article, I’d like to help you think about fasting.
There’s a scene from a movie I distinctly remember. It was on TV in the mid-nineties. I don’t remember what the movie was about, but this scene has stuck with me. In this scene, there are two girls talking about smoking. One is trying to convince the other not to smoke. Her friend replies, “I can just ask forgiveness during mass tomorrow.”
I don’t know why I remember that scene, but it comes to mind every time I hear... More
As we grow as Christians, we need to be aware that our prayers can be hindered. This isn’t a common topic, but Scripture speaks on this in both the Old and New Testaments. Prayers can be hindered by sin or unresolved relationship problems. More