Misericordia (mercy, compassion) sounds as much as misery laid to heart. Christ’s heart sounded upon the sight and suit of these blind beggars, #Isa 63:15, and this was beyond all alms, should he have done no more for them. For when one gives an alms, he gives somewhat without himself, but by compassion we relieve…

What does a good man mean

A short thought written in England, in the 1600s, by John Trapp: And thy righteousness may profit thyself and others; for the just liveth by his own faith; he maketh a living of it, and a good one too. And as for his charity, it is the mother of all manner of good works, whereof…

A new extension

A new extension, in the back, but in the front there will be one, too. Before:   After:   We are grateful for the support of Aschcombe School, UK.

Shoeboxes 2016

Here is a short video of the 5 days of distributing shoeboxes. Thank you to all that contributed with time, efforts and funds for making this project happen!

Saturday night fever

Supporting the work of some very generous local young people in a Saturday evening 🙂

Charity manifests goodness in overflowing generosity

Reading from Celsius Spicq, Agape in the New Testament: Charity is neither passion nor ordinary liking. It is a pure and spiritual desire for the good, rooted deep in the heart. The charitable man loves those who are spiteful and unresponsive. Spiritual love is its own motive. Just as light by nature illuminates, so also…

The great reward of the charitable

Reading from Ceslaus Spicq, Agape in the New Testament: But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil. (Luke 6:35 KJV) The joy of the persecuted…