Death, where is your sting?
– I Corinthians 15:55
In a narcissistic society anything that reminds it of its limits is repressed. Death annihilates every human delusion of omnipotence. 307 more words
This morning I would like to use as a subject from which to preach: “The Drum Major Instinct.” “The Drum Major Instinct.” And our text for the morning is taken from a very familiar passage in the tenth chapter as recorded by Saint Mark. 5,101 more words
The principle form of prayer is thanksgiving.
– Clement of Alexandria
Throughout history there have been many areas that evaded human comprehension. The secularization of the twentieth century directly corresponded to the intensity in the rise in scientific discovery and technological mastery. 344 more words
Etymologically a person who is castus is one who refuses incastus; a person who is chaste is one who literally refuses incest.
Being chaste accepts distance, respects otherliness (which cannot be simply reduced to difference), and is psychologically, healthily self-differentiated. 170 more words