Tag Archives: First Epistle of John

High-tech Lent: Filling Up on Apps Can Break Your Fast

Filling Up on Apps It seems abundantly clear that fasting represents an important ascetical practice, a spiritual arm to do battle against every possible disordered attachment to ourselves. Freely chosen detachment from the pleasure of food and other material goods helps … Continue reading

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Performance Enhancing Thoughts: Charity (6)

Charity: Language of the Heart  And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. [1 Peter 4:8 (KJV)]. To most of us, the practice of charity consists of contributions to worthy causes and making … Continue reading

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Healthful Thoughts: Faith against Fear

Faith and Fear  I am leaving you with a gift–peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid. [John 14:27]. One of religion’s primary reasons for … Continue reading

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