Episode 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.

Episode 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.

QUOTE: John Paul II

This idea isn't new to Pope John Paul II, rather it even appears in Aristotle's Politics. The idea is that the individual must govern oneself, and become an adult who can govern a household, or family. That is how societies are built, from the bottom up, not the top down.

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