Tag Archives: John Selden

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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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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