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The Albatross

The albatross around my neck

Weighs me down, ignores my plea

To lighten my load, drop the burden of guilt

Cursing my spirit from soaring free… 139 more words

Challenges

Cosseting and Gusseting

Today’s self dialogue from under a comfy duvet :

(medium voice) Okay, you lazy bum, up and at ’em.

(high voice) But I am a poor old woman, a bit under the weather. 134 more words

The Walk Of Penitence

I am hoping that you could read this. I did not do this for you to pity me. I did this because I want you to know how sorry I am for what I have done. 297 more words

No DIY (for salvation)

You can’t “do it yourself” when it  comes to earning Heaven. Only what Jesus did suffices to earn your entrance. He lived perfectly according to the law. 88 more words

Faith

And They Laughed

Hezekiah was king over Judah (the southern kingdom); the northern kingdom (Israel) was suffering much as a result of their rebellion to the Lord and His way. 368 more words

Sacrament of Penance -Change of Mind and Heart and Life

“To sin is not so great an evil as “to persevere in sinning. To sin is an unhappy consequence flowing from the frailty of man, and the corruption of human nature; but a perseverance in sin is truly diabolical, and merits the fatal punishment inflicted on devils.” 696 more words

Traditional Catholic

Repentance

“Of all the acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.”

Thomas Carlyle

House cleaning is therapeutic. 540 more words