Forget “One day at a time,” or, “Live in the moment,” if you aren’t up to them… What IS naturally human is relationship. Relate to one Christface at a time. As each comes.
[6 minute read] [see also resource index] [A shorter 1-minute version of below, extricated from any Dark Night contexts, is here.] Most narrowly, the phrase originates from a Spanish poem (Dark Night) centuries ago. Its author wrote explications of the poem which speak of two metaphorical nights that purge the soul to approach divine unionContinue reading “Dark Night of the Soul (4) – Introductory Musings: Exemplary Lessons?”
Right and wrong are “written on our HEARTS,” not on our minds. Ultimately, our ego minds always get right wrong.
You’re unique in all creation, so there’s no objective tests for being your best you. Zero basis for impartial judgment
You cannot fail at loving your enemies, or you will fail at loving your most intimate loved ones. And, your very own self. (YOU are your worst enemy… and you “know” it.)
“The truth will set you free,” (John 8:32) and I always feel compelled to add, “But first it will make you miserable.”