Finding God's Goodness

Week 52. Seeing. Supreme Good.

Valuing others is justice. The virtue of love grows our generosity.

When I am in love with God and “fearing” him above all things, I am rooted in a power that transcends space and time. A power that governs the universe in its entirety, a power that is greater than life and death.

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Gift of Goodness

Gift of Goodness – November 11, 2021

A bit of goodness to start your day.

Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward and learning to enjoy whatever life has and this requires greed into gratitude.

St. John Chrysostom
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Guide to Goodness

Winning the Spiritual Battle of Greed with Generosity

Art by Melanie Boutiette Just Beloved

Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. Love your neighbor as yourself.  There are no greater commandments than these.  As the Gospel of Mark 12:28 reminds us, when Jesus was asked about the first commandment, he answered by linking these two commandments together.  We learn to love God by loving our neighbor.  The sin we dive into today destroys our ability to love in this way.  If we are driven by the culture which tells us to always acquire more, we lose sight of how to love our neighbor.  The Church, comprised of people, has historically provided for our neighbors in need in living out these commandments.  But the tides are turning in our culture as we turn from God, and replace it with the expectation that government should provide the solution.

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