Tag: Heroic Virtue

Logic vs Propaganda

Below is Supertradmum’s final post. Logic and the ability to think critically was an important part of her ministry. I would encourage you to visit her personal blog and it’s extensive writings. I have learned much from her. http://blog.etheldredasplace.net This post follows the last one on Logic. The language of Logic is based on clear

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Some Thoughts on Augustine – Part 2

A guest post by Supertradmum “Love is the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth… Love is as love does. Love is an act of will — namely, both an intention and an action. Will also implies choice. We do not have to love. We choose

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Becoming a Bride of Christ

  On Sunday, September 15th my daughter professed her first vows as a bride of Christ in the religious order The Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matara. The Mass and Profession was profoundly moving and beautiful. With the permission of Fr. Ruben Rios, who has been the novice sisters’ chaplain and spiritual

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The Great Sin of Complaining

This post was submitted by our friend Supertradmum. Please pray for her as she faces her final days on earth. As some of you know, I am dying of cancer. Now, most of us who are chronically ill may be tempted to complain. Although I do not have a habit of complaining, this past week,

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A Dad’s Perspective – Suck It Up Buttercup – The Road to Sanctity and Children Filled with Joy and Hope!

For God is the one who, for his good purpose, works in you both to desire and to work. Do everything without grumbling or questioning (Philippians 2:13-14) Many of us may have all heard the old saying, “Life is tough and then you die.” This is a simple truism. Not a complaint, mind you, but

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How Does Satan Tempt the Holy?

by Supertradmum Something important has come to my mind in the past few weeks of Lent, a disturbing and powerful thought on how common it is that Satan is tempting, and bringing to perdition the very souls that are striving for holiness. Satan is the most highly intelligent creature of the angelic hosts. Our minds

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Fraility of the Laity – Part 2

Guest posts by Supertradmum Christ has a warning for us which many ignore or do not understand. Here it is. I do not think I have ever in my adult life heard a sermon on this pericope: Matthew 7:13-14 Douay-Rheims 13 Enter ye in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the

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Custodia Occulorum

There are two parts to this post, connected by separate. I place these back to back. As a child, I had the privilege of being taught by nuns all through primary and secondary school. I also had nuns for some of my classes in college. Most of these nuns were not only highly educated, some

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