Can you love the Father, without the Son?

How can you love the Father without the Son? And how can you love the only-begotten Son, without also loving the Father, since they are one in Spirit (Jn 17:22-23)? It is the Son who reveals the Father (Mt 11:27), but it is the Father who draws us toward the Son (Ps 110:1).

Moreover, the Son lives in the Father’s Heart, while the Father lives in His Son, through the Spirit. You cannot have one without the other. Who rejects the Father, rejects the Son, and who rejects the Son as the only-begotten of God, rejects the Father who begot Him.

The Father’s pleasure – Thought for the day

It is the pleasure – great pleasure – of the Eternal Father to give us all He has, all He owns. And let us face it: the Father owns everything, visible and invisible, whether we like it or not; whether we admit it or not. But we have to want to receive all that our Father desires to shower upon us, both graces and providential blessings, otherwise they would go to waste. Given how many of us aim to be Continue reading “The Father’s pleasure – Thought for the day”