*Recreation of a meeting share from 26-April-2021 on the topic of withdrawal. My first pornography collection was on old 3.5″ … More Withdrawal
The saints are models for our lives. By reflecting on their stories, we grow in sanctity and improve in various … More November 27: St. Maximus, Bishop
This morning at my SAA meeting, my sponsor shared that today is Holy Saturday, the day Jesus is in the … More Holy Saturday
As they led him away they took hold of a certain Simon, a Cyrenian, who was coming in from the … More Eighth Station
One injustice begats another. How often in your acting out have you also lied and caused calamity to come upon the innocent? Has your acting out damaged relationships with your spouse? Your parents, brothers, sisters, or extended family? What about your children? Very likely, some of your relationships have been harmed.
One inner circle behavior wasn’t evident until a therapist helped me see it.
Rather than confessing their lust and repenting of it, rending their garments and covering themselves in ashes, they conspired together. These wicked men were willing to share her in raping her.
Earlier I posted the story of Susanna from the book of Daniel, usually listed as Daniel 13. This story is considered canonical by Catholic, Orthodox, and other Christians, but not by Protestants or Jews. Nevertheless, it is a beautiful story about justice and purity.
I would like to post a few short reflections on some salient verses. Today, verses 9-11:
How far is too far?
Humans have a tendency to want to cover up their mistakes like a cat leaving the litter box. I say … More Own up