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Living From Your Heart

A Blog by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

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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How To Start Overcoming and Owning Your Behavior

Have you ever found yourself defending your behaviors in an argument? Maybe you’ve said something like, “Well what do you expect, I’m not perfect!” Or you counter the point by complaining about the other person’s faults or bad behavior, “Yeah, well, you always…”

It’s hard enough for me to admit my mistakes and flaws to...

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Holiday Feelings

The holiday season is fast approaching and many times as we prepare for Thanksgiving and Christmas we find ourselves with mixed feelings. While all the family movies and Christmas music tries to paint a picture of joy, harmony, and peace, our reality might be quite different. How do we really feel as the holidays approach?


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5 Reasons Christians Should Meditate

Have you heard about how great it is to meditate for your health? If you haven’t seen the many studies and articles that promote meditation as a way to relieve stress and practice self-care, it is believed by many researchers and scientists that it supports a strong immune system and long-term health as well as helps us to...

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Why Can’t I Forgive?

Forgiveness is a big word that is much easier said than done. We experience it from a very young age, from both sides of the spectrum. Sometimes you are the one who has offended someone, asking for forgiveness while other times you ought to forgive someone who has wronged you.

No matter where you stand, God’s loving...

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Are You Happy?

What does it really mean to be happy? Is it a state of mind, a way of being, having everything you ever wanted, or simply catching up with old friends? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the simple definition of happy is feeling pleasure and enjoyment because of your life, situation, etc; showing or causing feelings...

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Be Honest: Do You Really Know Yourself?

Well, do you? Chances are you’ve seen or taken some kind of online quiz or test, especially if you are active in social media. Personality tests making the rounds on Facebook are popular because they give us some insight into our own behaviors, usually in just a few minutes.

While some tests are thoughtful, others are less...

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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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