060611 -- St. Francis de Sales drew roadmap for a spiritually mature laity

061311 -- A good spiritual guide is essential

062011 -- Augustine refused to be lukewarm

070411 -- Meditating on ultimate things can spur spiritual growth

071111 -- Prayer is the sure pathway to walking in God's love

071811 -- Pebble by pebble, you can build a mountain of prayer

072511 -- The Eucharist: Dew from heaven

082911 -- Confession calls for us to shed light on the darkness within

090511 -- Practice of one simple virtue can lead to heights of holiness

091211 -- It's so hard to be humble

091911 -- The Strength of the meek

092611 -- Only the chaste person can truly love another

100311 -- Poverty means losing freedom to do whatever you want

101011 -- Friends can be dangerous

101711 -- More sins committed with the tongue than with the fist

102411 -- Our amusements are a serious business

103111 -- Marriages rooted in exploitation unlikely to grow and flourish

110711 -- Turn to a life of devotion and you will face criticism

111411 -- Strongest temptations can destroy desire for the good

112111 -- A saint offers counsels for the battle against temptation

112811 -- Faith must keep its balance in good times and in bad

120511 -- To fly like an eagle, you must keep flapping your wings

121211 -- Real devotion to Jesus is a major commitment