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And He set me on fireAnd I am burning aliveWith His breath in my lungsI am coming undone And I cannot hold it in and remain composed Love’s taken over me and so I propose the letting myself go I am letting myself go —from the lyrics to the song You Are My Joy by David […]
I originally saw the part in bold below in a youtube video that didn’t cite where this passage from Fulton Sheen came from. With a little bit of searching, I found that it came from a preface that he wrote for Radio Replies, Vol. 1. He also wrote the preface for Vol. 3. Radio Replies, Vol. […]
Excerpts from Why I Am A Catholic by G.K. Chesterton The difficulty of explaining “why I am a Catholic” is that there are ten thousand reasons all amounting to one reason: that Catholicism is true. … The other day a well-known writer, otherwise quite well-informed, said that the Catholic Church is always the enemy of new […]
Love is never something ready made, something merely ‘given’ to man and woman, it is always at the same time a ‘task’ which they are set. Love should be seen as something which in a sense never ‘is’ but is always only ‘becoming’, and what it becomes depends upon the contribution of both persons and the depth of their commitment. […]
The great moral force of true love lies precisely in this desire for the happiness, for the true good, of another person. This is what makes it possible for a man to be reborn because of love, makes him aware of the riches within him, his spiritual fertility and creativity: I am capable of desiring the good for another person, […]