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Sayings of Light and Love 37 – St John of the Cross

April 3, 2014 by  
Filed under John of the Cross, Virtue

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Sayings of Light and Love 37 Sayings of Light and Love 37: Reflect that your guardian angel does not always move your desire for an action, but he does always enlighten your reason. Hence, in order to practice virtue do not wait until you feel like it, for your reason and intellect are sufficient. St. John of the Cross More “Sayings of Light and Love” + Saint John of the Cross, O.C.D. (1542-1591),... Read More

What is an “attachment”? “disordered” attachments?

January 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Attachments, Fr. Bartunek

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Dear Father John, I would like to learn more about the idea of attachments. What is a disordered attachment and what is the difference, say, between a normal need for food and a disordered attachment for it? How can I tell the difference? Also, this is kind of a related point but is there a point at which indulgence in over-eating moves from a venial sin to a mortal sin? A disordered attachment is... Read More

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