The real tragedy of sin By Father Ronald Rolheiser

     The real tragedy of sin By Father Ronald Rolheiser   (CatholicNews---Sunday January 21, 2018)                                                   www.catholic.org.sg THE real tragedy of sin is that often the one who is sinned against eventually becomes a sinner, inflict­ing on others what was first inflected upon him or her. We see this, in an elementary form, in the effects that certain sadistic ragging rituals … Continue reading The real tragedy of sin By Father Ronald Rolheiser

SEVEN DEADLY SINS By James Stalker

               SEVEN DEADLY SINS By James Stalker By James Stalker, 1902 http://www.gracegems.org PRIDE IN war it is a great advantage to possess a thorough knowledge of the country. Soldiers fighting on their own ground are able to attack when not expected, to draw the enemy into ambushes, and to vanish when hard pressed without paying the penalty … Continue reading SEVEN DEADLY SINS By James Stalker

SEPARATE yourself from the sin that dwells within you by Dr Michelle K Strydom

SEPARATE yourself from the sin that dwells within you by Dr Michelle K Strydom All the passages below are taken from Dr Michelle K Strydom book, “Healing begins with the Sanctification of the Heart---No Disease is Incurable.” The fourth edition is published in 2013 and it can be downloaded free in the link below:        https://free2meebooks.wordpress.com/portfolio/healing-begins-with-sanctification-of-the-heart-4th-edition/ Have … Continue reading SEPARATE yourself from the sin that dwells within you by Dr Michelle K Strydom

Our most common sin By Father Ronald Rolheiser

Our most common sin By Father Ronald Rolheiser   (CatholicNews---Sunday march 4, 2018)                                                   www.catholic.org.sg CLASSICALLY Christianity has listed seven sins as "deadly" sins, meaning that almost everything else we do which is not virtuous somehow takes its root in one of these congenital propensities. These are the infamous seven: pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth. … Continue reading Our most common sin By Father Ronald Rolheiser

If you play with sweet and smooth talk you will be stung by St Francis De Sales

If you play with sweet and smooth talk you will be stung by St Francis De Sales     All the passages below are taken from St Francis De Sales’ book “Introduction to the Devout Life.” It was first published in French in 1608 and the 3rd edition in 1610 (400 hundred years ago). Present English translation is done … Continue reading If you play with sweet and smooth talk you will be stung by St Francis De Sales

AMUSEMENTS by J R Miller

  AMUSEMENTS by J R Miller                J. R. Miller, 1880 http://www.gracegems.org  To listen to the sermon, click the “Play!” below   Play! |                                          ------------------------ "So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do---do it all for the glory of God." 1 Corinthians 10:31  "And whatever you do, whether in word or deed---do it all in the name of the … Continue reading AMUSEMENTS by J R Miller