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157. Book Review | Letter to a Suffering Church by Bishop Robert Barron

I know the abuse scandal was a huge obstacle in my faith. I felt as though I couldn't trust the Church or the pastors who were supposed to shepherd me. It was a betrayal. Letter to a Suffering Church is a great, short book that can be very comforting to anyone who's angry about this.

149. Book Review | The Screwtape Letters By C.S. Lewis

Lewis' Screwtape Letters is a great read for people of all ages, at least from middle school on. It is the tale of two demons, an older and a younger trying to tempt a man to bring him to Hell. And, the older demon is advising his nephew on how to do this successfully. You'll see all the subtle ways that demons can tempt you and pull your attention away from where it should be.

26. Creating Good In Your Life And In Your World

In a time when fear and hatred seem to rule, we must find ways to love and grow the seed of goodness in ourselves to effect change in our society. We must learn ourselves, and with love, combined with wisdom, act in the world in a way that is inarguably good. By doing so, we may not be accepted at first, but it is what is right, and with time, people will come to realize that.

24. Is God Good?

The question of whether or not God is good came up recently in a debate on Twitter with Vin Armani and I, and it made me reevaluate my position on this. I was striving to reconcile the idea when a quote in Confessions¬†by St. Augustine helped shed light on the idea. But then I would... Continue Reading →

QUOTE: John Paul II

Wise words from a wise man. I think the other problem with excuses is that they are often a lie told to oneself, which can have harmful effects should they come to believe their own lies. Lying to oneself distorts reality and hurts one's ability to act freely and within reality. To be honest with others is virtuous, but to be honest with oneself is truly righteous.

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