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The Death of Sloth

I thought about writing about lust second in this series on the Seven Deadly Sins because St. Josemaria Escriva says, “Gluttony is the forerunner of impurity”, and I have found that to be true at times in my experience. But … Continue reading

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The Birth of Fighting Trim

So gluttony can, to summarize Lewis, turn the inner part of yourself bit by bit away from God each time you choose to indulge it. And this can have serious effects on the state of your soul. The proper response┬áto … Continue reading

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The Death of Gluttony

The Catholic school I work at is very…Catholic. A lady once told me we think we’re more Catholic than the Pope. Not sure what that means, but it doesn’t sound good.┬áRegardless, this place is about as orthodox as it gets. … Continue reading

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The Birth of Bottom

Addicts are lucky. Would that everyone admitted they were powerless over their sin. Would that everyone knew they needed God to heal them. Would that everyone’s sin made their lives “unmanageable”. Would that we all could hit bottom. Of course, … Continue reading

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The Death of Pretending

It’s time to stop pretending everything is okay. The world is a dark place. Terrible things happen. Unimaginable horrors abound. Death and disease own the day. The shadows of nightmares run wicked through the forests of foreign lands. But I … Continue reading

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The Birth of Life…to the Full!

“I came that they might have life, and have it to the full.” (John 10:10) It’s been a while since I’ve posted, in large part because life’s been pretty full. Life with two kids is a lot busier than life … Continue reading

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My Hundredth Post!

Well, this is post #100. To celebrate, I began writing a post called “100 things I’ve learned since starting TDoC!” I got to 13 before I started running out of ideas. And I’m pretty sure it would have been terribly … Continue reading

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