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Living From Your Heart


A Blog by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

God Promises Healing To All Of Us

As Catholics enter the somber days of the Triduum and we mark the death of Jesus, our thoughts turn to the pain, rejection, and suffering Christ went through during his Passion. And we think of the anxiety of the Apostles as they waited, wondering what to do next now that their teacher was gone. But as we know, and as the...

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Palm Sunday Reflection [Lenten Prayer and Reflection eBook]

 

Editor's Note:The following Palm Sunday reflection is an excerpt from The Life's Healing Journey Lenten Prayer and Reflection Guide.

Palm Sunday is a day of both celebration and sadness, when we mark Christ's triumphant entry into Jerusalem and recognize the painful road to the Cross and redemption. Times of change can be...

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How Openness Transformed My Life's Healing Journey Retreat Experience

My introduction to Life’s Healing Journey was through family; I learned about it from my mom, since she was involved in the Church. And quite honestly, I wasn’t interested in it at all! I was way younger and at that age where I rebelled against everything my parents told me to do. I guess in a way I needed guidance and my...

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Second Sunday of Lent Reflection [Lenten Prayer and Reflection eBook]

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The Three Pillars of a Fruitful Lent [Prayer and Reflection Guide]

A three-legged stool requires the presence of all three legs to prevent it from falling over. The season of Lent can be compared to a three-legged stool. On Ash Wednesday, Jesus tells us in the Gospel from Matthew (6:1-6; 16-18) that Lent has three pillars—like the stool. They are prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.

Prayer...

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How a Weekend Retreat Transformed My Life and Healed My Brokenness

When I attended Life’s Healing Journey, I was stuck at a point where I could only pay attention to my brokenness. I had been growing closer to the Lord over the past couple of years and I’d been realizing how important spirituality and belief in the Lord are to me. I wasn’t satisfied with the life I was living but I didn’t...

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5 Ways to Ditch Stress and Improve Your Work-Life Balance

Out with the old and in with the new! Now that 2016 has made its way out, it’s time to reflect upon how far we’ve come. Time never stops ticking, how well did you manage yours this year? Did you struggle to find peace of mind between your personal and your professional life? Nonetheless, it’s time to count your blessings and...

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4 Simple Tips to Help You Become the Best Version of Yourself in 2017

It’s the first week of the New Year, holiday decorations are coming down (or in grocery stores and malls, shifting to red and pink Valentine hearts and roses), and we are all settling into our old routines, or for the idealists, our new routines of a brand new year, full of possibility and positive changes. Did you make a...

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Your Way of Being [And 6 Behaviors To Practice To Live Freely]

There is no right way to live your life. Where do you find yourself living right now, are you present? Sometimes we are so damaged, we fool ourselves to think we are perfectly okay at all times. We get so ridiculously good at it that we start believing all of our lies, avoiding reality, living in the past, or even in a future...

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How Do You Handle Past Hurts? [5 Reflection Questions]

Remember when you first learned to ride a bike? If you were like me, it probably didn’t go too well. I fell, had scrapes, I was embarrassed, and I was angry at my dad for letting go of me. He had broken my trust. That hurt the most.

It doesn’t matter how the hurt happen, what matters is how it affected us and how we cope with...

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About the Living From Your Heart Blog

The Living From Your Heart blog shares stories, meditations, and testimonies about the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart and their work around the world as they carry out their mission to love as Jesus loved.  

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