Because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), these are especially lonely times for some people. Solitude leads to contemplation. For most of us, there are four big questions. –Why am I here? –What is right and wrong? –What brings me meaning –What happens to a human being when I die? List from Ravi Zacharias (an expert in …
When I became a Catholic, I did not join ‘virtual church’ but the true, hand-on version of a communion of Christ’s children . . . born in the womb of the Bride of Christ . . . a family of the Most High, a Divine Family that lives and loves with one mind and will.
Our lives on earth was wrested away (or was supposed to be) from self-absorbed pleasure and living primarily for our own desires and betterment. We were as real a family as our any good and loving natural family; in fact more real. We are a supernatural family with Christ acting as loving father, showering His love upon us with the Holy Spirit and the Wisdom of His Father and His Father’s Will to be carried on eternally in a state of bliss.
This Church (or family) has weathered its storms continuously from the beginning. We…
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The Master is coming to get me
“But Mary Magdalene and the other Mary remained sitting there, facing the tomb.” Matthew 27:61
“One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die. This life appears unbearable, another unattainable. One is no longer ashamed of wanting to die; one asks to be moved from the old cell, which one hates, to a new one, which one will only in time come to hate. In this there is also a residue of belief that during the move the master will chance to come along the corridor, look at the prisoner and say: “This man is not to be locked up again, He is to come with me.”
― Blue Octavo Notebook
(Listen to “On the Nature of Daylight” while you read today’s piece)
A tomb is a place where the dead go to die. Where the soul leaves the body. Where breath…
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