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12. A Mission in Life (Matthew 5:13-16)

“Of all divine things, the most godlike is to cooperate with God in the conversion of sinners.” — St Denis the Areopagite Matthew 5:13-16 “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt becomes tasteless, what can make it salty again? It is good for nothing, and can only be thrown out to be trampled underfoot by men. You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill-top cannot be hidden.... Read More

Should I “back off” in my passion for my faith?

January 3, 2011 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Self Knowledge

Thank you, Father John, for your clarification. On the same topic, I find that some of the Christians around me seem to resent my “zeal”. They would rather I be less intense in my pursuit of holiness and living the Gospel; I make them uncomfortable. Sometimes I am tempted to dial this “divine obsession” back, just to accommodate others. But I don’t think that is what God... Read More

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