The story is told about a teenager who asked his father: “Dad, is it okay to smoke while I am praying?” The father replied: “That is not okay, my son.” Added the son: “But is it okay to pray while I am smoking?” The father answered: “That is okay, my son.” Continue reading Let It Go!
The story is told about a 5-year-old girl who asked the boy seated next to her, “What is love?” He replied, “Love is when you steal my chocolates every day from my bag and yet, I still keep them in the same place.”
What is love?
There have been, there are, and there will be many definitions, but the truth is, we do not define love. Rather, it is love that defines us. It is love that brings out who we are, what we are capable of, and what is best in us.
Yes, it is love that defines us.
And refines us.
— Excerpt from Father Orbos’ Treasured Moments book.
A story is told about about a lawyer and a doctor who were courting the same woman. The lawyer had to be away on a trip for a week. To make sure that he will not be at a disadvantage while he was gone, he sent her seven apples with a note: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”
A prayer each day keeps the adversary away.
How regular is your prayer life?
Pray. Pray. Pray.
– Excerpt from Meaningful Moments by Fr. Orbos