Hi I wasn’t sure where to post this lol
Hi My names Felipe, I’ve used this forum before but I had my own thoughts and question to ask.
I was thinking tonight, and had a really great conversation with Jesus outside about something personal. I had a realization that the secret to being truly a Catholic is all about remembering who Jesus was, how he lived and what he spoke. I’ve been a devout Catholic my whole life and for some reason tonight it really hit me that Jesus has been right by me this whole time; a mentor, a protector, a guide, and the truest friend I’ve ever had. I sometimes get so caught up in the grandness of who he was that I forgot he was also the one rooting for me, and never ever ever left me alone. I strive to be like that! Always there! Willing to help, ready to comfort!
Ok so here’s the question I have now.
Do we, as a church ok, forget about Jesus? I sometimes get caught up on the RULES.(not that I disagree!!!). But you know, living in 2019 it’s hard too remember that we also have obligations as disciples of Christ. Are we kind and do we heavily encourage it? Do we really extend a helping hand to those who need it? The way Jesus told us to be is how we attack the enemy! Not just following doctrine. Jesus was sent to us not just to save us but to also show us how to BE. God Incarnate was the ultimate guide to salvation. ACTUAL salvation. Because, I hate to say it but I’ve known some Catholics who know the laws but are so cold-hearted. Or, I guess that’s not nice, but very… just so un-Jesus.
I think sometimes we do forget what our Lord said to us to do. And I just wish we could be actual disciples of Christ and be fishermen of men. Through compassion, through love; through our way of living. That we ALL can pour so much love to each and everyone we encounter! That they see it! That they want it! That they know, it’s easier than they think!
I pray for our church to NEVER EVER forget who we are, and that each of us have the boldness and strength of Jesus as he had, in his own era of total darkness. Remember! He we the change, he was the difference!