Jesus Christ Spoke About Pure Intentions


Luke 6:43-49


We know the type of tree by the tree’s fruit.

A tree with apples is an apple tree.

A person with good works has a good heart.

Let’s surrender our will to do God’s will.


Words and good intentions are not enough.

Perseverance is built on our good works.

Let us be witnesses, faithful and true.

Obey the Commandments. That’s what we can do.


Eric Burdon and the Animals sang,

“I’m just a soul whose intentions are good.

Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood.”

I am not a misunderstood genius.


Coach Joe Yonto used to say, “Talk is cheap.”

His 1961 team was 10-0.


Patrick McCaskey


Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears, Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas. Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel is a book for all seasons where readers can find a few words of encouragement in every poem. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance PressAmazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.


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