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Living with Sure Hope

May 9, 2018 by  
Filed under Books, Charlie McKinney

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Living with Sure Hope Humility is a liberating virtue, for it takes away from the soul the burden of any injustice. It gives us the freedom to leave everything in God’s hands and the contentment to be satisfied with His plan in our lives. Humility is an exhilarating virtue that keeps us from dis­couragement at the sight of our frailties. It is coupled with Hope in an indissoluble union, and together... Read More

When the Spirit can Soar: Assisted Suicide and the Cross

June 14, 2016 by  
Filed under Book Club, Vicki Burbach

Life of Christ (Week 10 of 27) If the physical, natural, and biological life was saved for pleasure, then the higher life of the spirit would be lost, but if the higher life of the spirit was chosen for salvation, then the lower or physical life of the spirit was chosen for salvation, then the lower or physical life had to be submitted to the Cross and self-discipline. – Life of Christ, Chapter... Read More

30 Days w/ Teresa of Avila: Days 2 & 3

Dan and Melissa look at advancing against the gates of hell, embracing suffering, and the inspiration of Mother Angelica as they reflect on letters from St. Teresa in the book 30 Days with Teresa of Avila. Topics/Questions covered in the show: Some historical context of the letters and great works of St. Teresa of Avila. St. Teresa's understanding of what happens when we go into “enemy territory”... Read More