"None of us lives up to all of our spoken ideals, but we have to pretend we do to feel good about ourselves and to get others of our chosen group to respect us. Any top-down religion trains you in pretending, denying and projecting your evil elsewhere without wanting you to realize that you're doing this. Yet this is precisely why external religion is so dangerous and how it enables many to think they are much more loving & proper than they are." - Richard Rohr (Eager to Love)
One Minute Reflection – 3 January I planted the seed and Apollos watered it but God made it grow…………1 Cor 3:6 REFLECTION – We must work as if success depended upon us alone. At the same time, we must.#mypic
Happy Memorial of St Margaret Mary Alacoque “Disciple of the Sacred Heart” – October 16 #pinterest #stmargaretmaryalacoque #sacredheart Rebuffed by her superior, she eventually won her over but was unable to convince a group of theologians of the validity of her apparitions, nor was she any more successful with many of the members of her community. She received the support of Blessed Claude La Colombiere, the community’s confessor for a time, who ...........
5: 23-26). The act of murder itself was certainly doomed, but hate is a sin "heart"; and any act or thought of hatred is an act of murder in the eyes of God by which justice shall be required, possibly not in this life but in the final judgment. So heinous is the position of hatred against God, a man who hates is said to be walking in the dark, as opposed to the light (1 John 2: 9, 11). The worst situation is that of a man who continues to profess the religion but remains in enmity with his