Everyday we are tempted to turn away from God for passing goods, but how can we fight against sin and focus our time on strengthening our relationship with the Lord? Practical steps in prayer, confession, fasting and forming good relationships offers us the opportunity to not only avoid sin, but to thrive in our relationship with God.
- Book (available online): The Gospel of Matthew, in particular The Sermon on the Mount, chs. 5-7 (http://www.usccb.org/bible/matthew/5)
- Church Document: John Paul II, Veritatis Splendor, in particular Ch. 1 (http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_jp-ii_enc_06081993_veritatis-splendor.html)
- Book (available online): St. Catherine of Siena, Letters (http://www.drawnbylove.com/Scudder%20letters.htm)