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A Journey to Detachment

September 12, 2018 4 Comments
A Journey to Detachment

In daily Mass (Wednesday of the 23rd Week of the Year) we read St. Paul’s almost ominous words about our need to break free from attachments to this world: I tell you, brothers, the time is running out. From now on, let those having wives act as not having them, those weeping as not weeping, […]

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What Attachments Are and What They Are Not

January 22, 2018 5 Comments
What Attachments Are and What They Are Not

This past Sunday, we read St. Paul’s almost ominous words about our need to break free from attachments to this world: I tell you, brothers, the time is running out. From now on, let those having wives act as not having them, those weeping as not weeping, those rejoicing as not rejoicing, those buying as […]

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What Attachments Are and What They Are Not

October 15, 2015 12 Comments
What Attachments Are and What They Are Not

For most of us, attachments to this world are THE struggle that most hinders our spiritual growth. 80% of the spiritual life is a battle about desire and the fundamental question, “What do you want most, the world and its pleasures, or God and his Kingdom?” So easily this world gets its hooks into us […]

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