Source: Nathaniel Peters via thepublicdiscourse.com Originally appeared in The Public Discourse, the journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton NJ, and is reprinted with permission For the most significant choices of our lives, we only learn what the decision entails after we make it. This creates something of a dilemma. We […]
Counting the Cost by C.S. Lewis
Source: CSLewisDoodle via YouTube.com BBC Talk 24A, Mere Christianity, Bk. 4, Chapter 9. “Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to re-build that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He’s doing. He’s getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on: […]
Are You Busy Doing the Right Things?
In the spiritual life, it’s difficult to know whether striving to do God’s will or just abiding in him is better. But why can’t we do both?
Fr. Mike tells the story of a perpetually active student athlete. His inability to disengage in doing things and just abide in God was a problem, and he knew it.