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There is a disappointment and anticlimax after all beginnings. “In every department of life it marks the transition from dreaming aspiration to laborious doing. The Enemy takes this risk because He has a curious fantasy of making all these disgusting little human vermin into what He calls His ‘free’ lovers and servants–‘sons’ is the word he uses…. Desiring their freedom, He therefore refuses to carry them…”

Screwtape

I really intend to read what the Pope said, here, http://www.americamagazine.org/pope-interview, but for now, I find the comments interesting. It does seem obvious the progressives and the amoralists are most definitely seeing what they want to see and engaging in wishful thinking. It seems clear the Pope has no intention of changing orthodoxy and Christian morality.

It seems to me the Pope is a follower of Jesus, a man who looks to each person as an individual, special and unique to God, therefor special and unique in how he is to be dealt with, one on one, with full consideration, as much as is humanly possible.  Read the rest of this entry »

Above all, truth.

Probably the most pointed assertion I’ve tried to make in my life is that our individual obligation is to the truth above all.

Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life.” ἡ ἀλήθεια = the truth Read the rest of this entry »

God, my God, created death in the beginning. Not man, not the devil. God. Death has always been a part of life, because, it seems, that is the only way life can be truly free.

C. S. Lewis
“We are baptized into the death of Christ, and it is the remedy for the Fall. Death is, in fact, what some modern people call ‘ambivalent.’ It is Satan’s great weapon and also God’s great weapon: it is holy and unholy; our supreme disgrace and our only hope; the thing Christ came to conquer and the means by which He conquered.”
~ Miracles

I look forward to the day when death will be no more, but I have no pretense regarding when that might be. Even so, “Come quickly, Lord.” And, He says, “Soon.”

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