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Contributed on Jun 21, 2018
El silencio es el pasaje indispensable hacia la divinidad, escribe el Cardenal Robert Sarah.
16B La tradición Cristiana habla de recogimiento y distracciones. Nuestro Evangelio de hoy dice que, “los apóstoles...le contaron todo lo que habían hecho y enseñado. Entonces él les dijo: "Vengan conmigo a un lugar solitario, para que descansen un poco." El silencio es el pasaje ...read more
Contributed on Jun 17, 2018
There is a link between mediation and attentional functions and cognitive flexibility instead of giving an automatic response. Often we best represent the presence of Christ not just in moments of scheduled ministry.
16B In the Catholic Church, an officiating priest or deacon says, "The Lord be with you" and the congregation responds by saying, "And with thy spirit." However, an older, recently outdated, response from the congregation used to be, “And also with you". So there was a Catholic priest who always ...read more
Contributed on Jun 13, 2018
Jesús advierte a sus discípulos que van a experimentar rechazos y les exhorta a que ante ello ‘se sacudan el polvo de los pies y sigan adelante.’
15B Mi filósofo griego antiguo favorito es el estoico Epicteto quien enseñaba lo siguiente: “No es lo que te sucede a ti lo que importa sino cómo reaccionas ante eso.” Estas palabras son parte del corazón de la Sicología, a través de disciplinas de varias terapias de conducta cognoscitiva que se ...read more
Contributed on Jun 11, 2018
In contrast, Cynic philosophers of the era were known for their provision bag, staff, and big mouth!
15B My favorite ancient Greek philosopher is the stoic Epictetus (epic-TEE-tus), who taught, “It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters," which is at the heart of some Catholic Christian adaptations of various Cognitive Behavioral Therapies. Epictetus, who taught around ...read more
Contributed on Jun 3, 2018
The decided weakness of Paul, which he called his “thorn” was kept vague so everybody could relate to whatever type of aggravating affliction, discomfort, constant temptation, emotional or physical or bouts.
14B Elif Shafak wrote “be thankful for every thorn that others might throw at you. It is a sign that you will soon be showered in roses” 1). The thorn “thrown”at Our Lord in our Gospel reading today was actually the rude comments by his hometown folks who dismissed him as being “all too ...read more
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Contributed on Dec 9, 2017