Catholic Public Speaker and Inspirational Author: Embracing the virtues to live a happier life!

Pure Hearts – Light as a Feather!

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Pure Hearts mean light burdens, for it is sin that burdens and chains us down. With pure hearts we are free from sin. We are light as a feather! Jesus said, “Come to me all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for … my yoke is easy, and my burden light” (Matthew 11:28-30). Here Jesus speaks of the yoke of obedience, telling us that our lives would actually be much happier if we were to align our intellects and wills with His; that life would be much easier to handle if we would only accept the yoke of obedience to His Commandments and Beatitudes. Continue reading

Pure Heart – Holy Heart!

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Pure hearts are holy hearts! When your heart is pure, it is clean and this means that your soul is free from sin. You are united with Christ; conformed to Christ, and act in a Christ-like manner. To be of this stature you must have a pure heart, a holy heart, a heart like Jesus’ heart. Might sound impossible, right, given humankind’s propensity to sin?

Jesus reminds us in the Beatitudes:

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God (Matthew 5:8).

News flash! If we want to experience eternal life in Heaven, in the presence of God, then we must be free from sin. We must have pure hearts. Notice in the Beatitude that it doesn’t say Continue reading