Fr Jim Norris was one Priest that helped discern the way to greater love, and it's true meaning to me. There are different ways of course, free will is part of God's design for the human race and we often ask why. Fr Kelly, said "because God wants human beings not mules". You have to read that with an Irish accent.
The monastic life and my experiences is something I will have to write about. Stability is my pet subject at the moment.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
To say that you can kill in the name of God is blasphemy.”
"The Lord created us in His image and likeness, and we are the image of the Lord, and He does good and all of us have this commandment at heart: do good and do not do evil.
“Every religious,” said Our Lord to St Gertrude, is
obliged to labor for the correction and sanctification of his brethren. He
should advise them of their faults, or acquaint the Superior with them, that
they may be remedied. Let no one shirk this positive duty, excusing himself by
saying “it is not my place to correct others,” or “I am no better than they
are.” Such conduct is like that of Cain whose answer to God’s inquiry about his
brother was “Am I my brother’s keeper?” It is I who wary every religious that
if, through his negligence or indifference, his brethren perish, I will demand
of him an account of these souls, more rigorous, perhaps, in some instances,
that of the Superiors themselves; for circumstances may prevent the latter from
remarking defects that others, in a different position, see readily.” (Fr Norris spiritual diary) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4z-KhVGokU Charity is....