Here's a quote I stumbled on here, which expresses well the general direction and content of my prayers and reflection the past couple of weeks- emerging from the desert of Lent and coming down from the high of Easter Sunday- and challenges me further still. It's originally from Archbishop Fulton Sheen's "Life of Christ".
"But He will not allow us to pick and choose His words, discarding the hard ones, and accepting the ones that please our fancy. We need a Christ Who will restore moral indignation, Who will make us hate evil with a passionate intensity, and love goodness to a point where we can drink death like water."
JUST TOO COOL – Cops, ashes, and podcasts - This is just too cool. I have a friend at the 19th Precinct in Manhattan, which covers quite a large stretch of the East Side. On Ash Wednesday one of the ...
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