Jeannie Ewing writes a beautifully simple perspective on existence for Integrated Catholic Life, Flourishing and Dying. “Each day, we are called to die in some way. It’s our yes to God’s beckoning when Jesus said, ‘If you wish to save your life, then take up your cross daily and follow me.’ We must die, friends—to ourselves, our whims, our senses, our comforts.”
Wholeness, Happiness, and the Difference Between Knowledge and Wisdom by Jason Craig presented by The Catholic Gentleman is next up for today. Drinking and music with the family – how can you go wrong?
Perhaps you have read it or at least heard of it? If not, Crisis Magazine’s article, Robert Hugh Benson's Come Rack! Come Rope! by Joseph Pearce might just peak your interest enough to pick up this gripping story that, although set in Elizabethan times, comes so close to home and real life as to be almost disconcertingly inspiring. Your only regret will be that you cannot re-read it for the first time. Please note before opening Come Rack! Come Rope! that it will be a great source of temptation to make an all-nighter... don’t say I didn’t warn you!