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Is conscience really an illusion?


No. We are made to find meaning in our behaviour.

A loyal dog displays something that looks like shame at its master’s reprimand. 1,294 more words

Why the "Brad Pitt of Mexico," Eduardo Verastegui, Left Acting to Make Movies for God

At 28 years old, Eduardo Ver√°stegui was a rising star. After his success as a telenovela actor in his native country of Mexico, he landed coveted roles when he came to America, including a role opposite Jennifer Lopez in a music video, posing for Calvin Klein, and a lead in the 2003 romantic comedy… 529 more words

He who trusts himself is lost

“He who trusts himself is lost. He who trusts in God can do all things.”

- St Alphonsus Liguori

What does the Good Shepherd do?

By Fr Robert Barron (Wordonfire.org)

This great identification of Jesus as the Good Shepherd is one that has captivated the Christian imagination for two thousand years. 268 more words

Faith and Feelings.....

“It is very hard to convince those whose lives are dominated by feeling that faith has nothing whatever to do with emotion. Nor does it have anything to do with “feeling good,” because very often faith recommends something that is very difficult, such as taking up a cross.”¬†

- Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen

He hears your voice

By Fr Robert Barron (wordonfire.org)

The personal nature of our relationship with Jesus is encapsulated in the title the Good Shepherd. Jesus is someone who calls to us, who speaks amidst the cacophony of sounds. 158 more words

Not quick to condemn

Do not be too quick to condemn the man who no longer believes in God: for it is perhaps your own coldness and avarice and mediocrity and materialism and sensuality and selfishness that have killed his faith.

Thomas Merton.
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