Example of Christian Life, Financial Scandal, Thinking & Incense, Temptation 10.24.19

  • Cause for canonization of Tomas and Paquita Alvira: stories of couples who persevere in a life of faith. When we love and care for those around us it leads others to do the same.
  • Recent Vatican news of financial scandal: transparency could bring greater reliability. We have been entrusted with much in the spiritual life; we will be responsible for our stewardship of all we have received.
  • Overactive thinking can shorten your life: it’s not the thinking that’s killing us! “Be doers of the word, not just hearers.” History of Incense: the rising of our prayers, blessings and reverence.
  • Disappointment after succumbing to temptation.