Author Archives: SaintlySages

Striving for Perfection – Part 3 of 10

Father Geiermann continues his discussion of striving for perfection. A person determined to attain perfection will strive to bring both his flesh and his spirit under the control of right reason in accord with God’s will. Concerning subjection of the … Continue reading

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Striving for Perfection – Part 2 of 10

Father Geiermann teaches that the determination to attain perfection is a quality that disposes a person to yield a great spiritual harvest. Such a determination includes the following: a horror for sin; a spirit of reflection and of compunction; subjugation … Continue reading

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Striving for Perfection – Part 1 of 10

Father Geiermann continues his discussion of the four qualities that dispose a person to yield a bountiful spiritual harvest. The fourth quality is the determination to attain perfection. He writes: “Perfection essentially consists in the love and friendship of God. … Continue reading

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God’s Representatives

Father Geiermann continues his discussion of the qualities that dispose a person to yield a great spiritual harvest. The third quality is submission to God’s representatives. First of all, this means being loyal to Jesus Christ. We read in the … Continue reading

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Confidence in God – Part 2 of 2

Father Geiermann gives four more reasons why we ought to have confidence in God: We have confidence in God because of the protection of the Virgin Mary. “Mary loves all mankind with a mother’s love. She gave us the Saviour, … Continue reading

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Confidence in God – Part 1 of 2

Father Geiermann continues his discussion of the qualities that dispose a person to yield a bountiful spiritual harvest. The second quality is confidence in God. Geiermann gives seven reasons why we ought to have such confidence. Here are the first … Continue reading

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Diffidence in Ourselves

In the Parable of the Sower, Jesus shows how the yield is proportionate to the quality of the soil. Father Geiermann mentions four qualities that dispose a person to yield a great spiritual harvest: diffidence in ourselves, confidence in God, … Continue reading

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