Week of 9/7/14 to 9/13/14

When a friend or associate hurts me, how ready am I to forgive and to restore our relationship? Begin with being realistic about the extent of the hurt. Sometimes, I exaggerate the hurt. Sometimes, I make light of a hurt when it was serious. Which is it? Then, get on to the forgiving and the restoring. [Suggested by Matthew 18:8-14]

Why Should We Care About Animals Amidst So Much Human Suffering?

Spiritual Health–“Why Should We Care About Animals Amidst So Much Human Suffering?” by Charles Camosy in the Sojouners, (July 2016).  “AT THE HEIGHT of the culture wars in the 1980s, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin of Chicago gave a lecture at Fordham University on something he called “the consistent ethic of life.” Fortunately for those of us […]