#3…Keep Holy the Sabbath

This is a commandment that I have known what it’s meant for years, but haven’t really been holding up my end of the bargain. Attending Holy Mass each Sunday isn’t the problem.  In fact, I look forward to it.  It’s now my favorite day of the week.  What I need to keep in mind is…

My Lord…the only Lord

“I am the Lord your God…you shall have no other gods before Me.”  (Exodus 20:2-3) I thought I might begin with the first commandment and then follow accordingly.  There is so much more to this commandment than just the obvious.  I recall, when I made decent money, how much I wanted status, a big beautiful home,…

“Oh, ​my ___”

I am not going to fill in the blank as HIS name is the holiest name forever and ever. There are many ways to make my skin crawl.  Using God’s name casually, and especially in vain, is in direct disobedience of the second commandment.   Shame on me for every time I violated that command. As a…