Tag Archives: Charity

Spiritual Silence: Controlling the Restless Mind

  A Mind at Ease Thus does a summer evening suggest idyllic thoughts, soothing even a restless mind with its assuagement, inducing even the soaring imagination to abide on earth with an indwelling yearning for home as the place from … Continue reading

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Sustainable Society: Index of Spiritual Health Indicators (1/2)

Spiritual Health of Society  When faith is weakened, the foundations of life also risk being weakened, as the poet T. S. Eliot warned: “Do you need to be told that even those modest attainments / As you can boast in the way … Continue reading

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Wealth & Charity: Exorcising Possessions of the Soul

Possessions and the Soul The wisdom literature sees almsgiving as  a concrete exercise of mercy towards those in need: “Almsgiving delivers from  death, and it will purge away every sin” (Tob 12:9). The idea is expressed even more graphically by Sirach: … Continue reading

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