Thursday, August 31, 2006

One Man Can Make a Difference! Yes, you've probably heard this before, in many a movie trailer or inspirational talk. But ponder anew the fact that it's true! By grace poured into the open heart of a man or woman in love with God, incredible things are possible! I heard or read somewhere a story about St. John Vianney, the simple parish priest from rural France who took the world by storm with his transforming holiness. The devil revealed that if there were two more people as open to grace as St. John Vianney alive in the world in his day, then the devil's plans to ensnare souls would fail. Whoa... So here's a piece of Spiritual Dynamite for you... "One silent, solitary, God-centered, God-intoxicated man can do more to keep God's love alive and His presence felt in the world than a thousand half-hearted, talkative busy men living frightened, fragmented "lives of quiet desperation." - Fr. William McNamara Hmmm, what do you think 'bout that one?
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