Monthly Archives: June 2014

Despair is pride

From John of Landsburg, 16th century catholic monk, from his A Letter from Jesus Christ, where he imagines Jesus speaking personally to us saying: "I know those moods when you sit there utterly alone, pining, eaten up with unhappiness, in … Continue reading

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The Christian Call in the World

"Our job in the midst of human need is not to come up with grandiose schemes (a la Karl Marx, Mao Tse-tung or Adolf Hitler) for solving all the world’s problems. It is simply to learn to obey God when … Continue reading

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On Beggars and beneficial Work

While reading on the Christian theology of vocation I ran across this quote on those without a vocation, or what might be called free-loading, or welfare culture today. It is worth considering well. “Hence we may learn sundry points of … Continue reading

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Seeing your real spiritual self

"When we slow down to pray, we are immediately confronted with how I spiritual we are, with how difficult it is to concentrate on God. We don’t know how bad we are until we try to be good. Nothing exposes … Continue reading

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