Carrying Our Cross Daily

by | Sep 16, 2008 | Sermons | 8 comments

I just listened to a wonderful (12 minute) sermon on “Carrying our cross daily” which was just given on Sunday, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross.

“There are things that God gives us to, in a way, bring more sanctification into our day to day life…

…Sometimes God wants to give us larger crosses…

…So these crosses, apart from our day to day crosses, God gives us extra large ones if he sees we are able to carry them…

…but He never gives us a cross that we are not able to carry. And so we know the way to holiness is by making sure we carry our crosses in the best way possible…”

It was very inspiring, and something I very much needed to be reminded of this morning. If you’d like, you can listen to the whole sermon here.


  1. Amy

    That was lovely. I will try and listen to the rest today, thank you for passing it on.

  2. Jessica Gordon

    RMA ~ Those turned out darling!! I am so anxious to continue making ours, but I am probably going to have to wait till my fingers aren’t quite so sore… Hopefully it won’t be too long! Thank you for sharing the photos! God Bless!

  3. Christine

    Thank you for sharing, Jessica! I pray that you are having a better day.

  4. The Wades

    it is sometimes hard to remember. thanks for the reminder.

    i hope time passes quickly for you.

  5. Jackie D.

    I heard it in person and it was great. Of course these guys are the best!

    I enjoy your blog and family very much.

  6. Jessica Gordon

    Jackie D ~ You are SO very blessed to be able to attend that parish. Your pastor is an amazingly holy and inspiring priest! I am very thankful that the sermons given in his parish are online! I look forward to them each week. Thank you for visiting, and leaving a comment.

  7. Amy

    I never did get a chance to listen to the whole sermon yesterday, I am hoping to today. But I wanted to tell you thank you for posting it. It was very timely for us yesterday and Hubby and I even talked about it last night.


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