“O My God, when I look into the future, I am frightened, but why plunge into the future? Only the present moment is precious to me, as the future may never enter my soul at all.

It is no longer in my power, to change, correct, or add to the past; for neither sages nor prophets could do that. And so, what the past has embraced, I must entrust to God.

O present moment, you belong to me, whole and entire. I desire to use you as best I can. And although I am weak and small, You grant me the grace of Your omnipotence. And so, trusting in Your mercy, I walk through life like a little child, offering You each day this heart. Burning with love for your greater glory.”    -St. Faustina Kowalska

What’s In A Name?

The word “present” can be used in multiple ways.
As an adjective it encourages you to BE in this moment.
As a verb it reminds you of your calling to GIVE.
And as a noun it inspires us to CHERISH the gifts we are given TODAY.

Recent Blog Posts

 

June 7th

Jun 07, 2022

June 7th Have you ever had something so significant happen in your life that the date is forever engraved into your mind? That date is June 7th for me. It’s the day that changed my life forever with one phone call and two words. Those two words, “I am”, shattered my heart to pieces, but […]

I Did a Thing…

May 07, 2022

I Did a Thing… I did a thing… I quit my job and I’m moving. That sounds pretty dramatic and well, it is and it isn’t. I wondered if the time would ever truly come for me to share this with the world. Now the day is here, so grab a cup of coffee (or […]

God Will Still Love Me

Apr 16, 2022

God Will Still Love Me This Lent, there’s been a phrase that has been said to me multiple times, mainly in reference to a rationalization of breaking one’s fast: “God will still love me”. It comes with the job I suppose but it’s an awkward thing to encounter especially when someone is clearly looking for […]

Sign up to get Present Catholic blog posts sent directly to your inbox!