I have no doubt that the Pharisees would have loved the phrase, “Say the black, do the red.” By the way, I always say “Amen!” when I read it myself. Here’s the hard part: external orthodoxy is a distorted orthodoxy when it is not accompanied by a properly oriented interior life.
Can praying for spiritual growth indicate being self absorbed? I am troubled by my intercessory prayer. I pray quite a bit for others but, I
I have a question after reading Fr. John’s meditation and prayer on a recent Sunday’s Gospel in The Better Part (26th Sunday in Ordinary Time,