Do A Good Thing
Healing, feeding the hungry, teaching God’s ways, stories of Jesus that taught the important of helping others. There’s much more. Jesus’ whole ministry taught that “doing right by each other” is “doing right by God.” Fortunately, my experience is that people do want to help each other out and very often do so. Good Friday teaches us that the time and type of help we want to provide can’t always be on our terms. Sometimes it will hurt and be inconvenient. Even Jesus asked his Father to make the crucifixion go away. No could do. Neither can all the crosses of our lives go away when we help others. …
The Truth will Set You Free
The most difficult part of a difficult situation can be the fear that an embarrassing, or even shameful, situation becomes known. We are frequently surprised that the world des not end when the truth becomes known. Even though it’s rocky and painful for awhile, it most times is liberating and freeing – especially when we remain with Jesus during these times. Tip of the Day: Listen to a classic rendition of the civil war “Battle Hymn.” Try to re-imagine it as an anthem to truth and freedom in Jesus. Click here for today’s reading. Verse of the Day: John 8:31-32 “If you remain in my word, you will…
Jesus Forgives You and Loves You
The powerful trio of guilt, blame and responsibility all occupy the same emotion space in our psyche. Well, maybe not exactly the same, but pretty close. Sometimes they even impersonate one another and engage in identity theft. So here’s how I like see them and separate them. (Note: I’m not saying this is THE way to see them, just my way.) Guilt is what I feel about myself when I do something wrong. Blame is what I impute to another when they do something wrong. Responsibility is what I accept for my actions and their consequences. I am not going to spend a lot of time teasing this out or…
Join the Discussion on Raising the Minimum Wage and Base Pay for Employees
On this week’s JustLove, Msgr. Sullivan speaks with Maria Harley, VP of Operations at Gravity Payments and Rudy Lopez, Executive Director of Interfaith Worker Justice. On the show, Msgr. discusses with Ms. Harley about her company’s CEO, Dan Price, raising his employees’ base pay to $70,000. With Rudy Lopez, Msgr. focuses on raising the minimum wage to $15/hour.
Tune in to This Week’s JustLove Show
On this week’s show Monsignor Sullivan speaks with JustLove guest host George Horton about his recent fact finding trip in Bangladesh to learn more about the country’s garment industry. Also on the show is Adam C. English, author of “The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus” who joins the show to talk about the real St. Nicholas. Listen to JustLove on Saturday at 10am EST on SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio on The Catholic Channel 129.