Links to Faith

Weekly links to articles, documents and media about faith

What's So Amazing About Grace: Quotes by Philip Yancey - goodreads.com

December 4 2022

One of the first faith books that I read was “What’s So Amazing About Grace” by Philip Yancey. Now, many years later, I still reflect on that book and quote from it. It is a beautiful read – particularly as we wait in joyful anticipation for the coming of our Lord, Jesus Christ. This link takes you to a page of quotes from the book including this, “Grace teaches us that God loves because of who God is, not because of who we are.”

Pope Francis’s Twitter Feed

November 27 2022

During Advent, follow Pope Francis on twitter. This week’s link takes you to his twitter feed. I find inspiration everyday in reading his words. Here’s his tweet from November 21: Dear young friends! Be free and authentic, be the critical conscience of society. Be passionate about truth, so that, with your dreams, you can say: “My life is not captive to the mindset of the world: I am free, because I reign with Jesus for justice, love and peace!”

10-Step Self Examination of Soul by St. Francis de Sales - goodcatholic.com website

November 20 2022

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them—every day begin the task anew.” – St Francis de Sales

The Book of Tobit - Catholic Answers Magazine - catholic.com website

November 13 2022

“The story told in Tobit contains a whole series of teachings which are useful for the education of conscience and also encourage people to practice virtue, especially virtues to do with the works of mercy. Parents feel urged to educate their children in the love of God and in the practice of prudence, generosity, etc. and themselves to imitate Tobit’s patience when they encounter unforeseen difficulties in their family life, even to the point of their own relatives turning their backs on them.”

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