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Makala Doulos
Set free... To serve God alone.
Set free... To serve God alone.
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Late have I loved You, O Beauty so ancient and new; Late Have I loved You. Lo, You were within, but I outside, seeking there for you, and upon the shapely things you have made I rushed headlong, I, misshapen. You were with me but I was not with You. They…
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The Moravian Slaves, a popular story about Christian Missions concerning Johann Leonhard Dober and David Nitschmann, describes how these two young Moravian Brethren from Herrnhut, Germany, were called in 1732 to minister to the African slaves on the…
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Earth breaks up, time drops away,In flows heaven, with its new day.~Robert Browning (1812-1889) After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and…
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After the Crucifixion came the Resurrection. After the Resurrection the Ascension. Because Jesus wore a crown of thorns, He now wears a crown of glory. Because He came poor, He now sits enthroned. Because He made Himself of no reputation, He now has a…
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Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder. ~ Thomas Aquinas “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after…
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Far too many contemporary scholars try to explain what the Resurrection is: Oh, it’s a myth, it’s a legend, it’s a symbol, it’s a sign that Jesus’ cause goes on, that he’s a great man that now lives with God. … Come on! Nobody in the first century would…
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On a dark night, Inflamed by love-longing – O exquisite risk! – Undetected I slipped away. My house, at last, grown still. Secure in the darkness, I climbed the secret ladder in disguise – O exquisite risk! – Concealed by the darkness. My house, at last,…
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When are we living in Christ? When we live according to His Gospel and His Church. For He Himself, and not only His Gospel, is in the Church with all of His perfections and virtues. The Church is the eternally living Body of the God-man Christ. In her we…
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No matter how much we may study, it is not possible to come to know God unless we live according to His commandments, for God is not know by science, but by the Holy Spirit. Many philosophers and learned men came to the belief that God exists, but they…
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A marvelous wonder has this day come to pass: Nature is made new, and God becomes man. That which He was, He has remained; and that which He was not, He has taken on Himself while suffering neither confusion nor division. … How shall I tell of this great…
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