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‘If you think out from original goodness instead of original sin, you get God out of the box and discover what the image and likeness of God really looks like.’
‘In an era in which so many people slip off the rails during adolescence, we don’t have the luxury of ignoring a resource that could see them through.’
What if we asked ourselves not how long a particular physical condition might last but, instead, whether we are, at our core, material or spiritual in nature?
Chances are that we do more to protect ourselves from the common cold than the temptation to see people of another race as a threat to our well-being.
‘Is there a time we will discover that healing responses and mind-body medicine really moves more toward the mind side than the body side?’
The question is not whether drugs and sex are bad, but whether such potentially self-indulgent avenues to acquiring spiritual wisdom should be considered genuine.
As technology improves, so too will our ability to understand the spiritual intelligence that leads to improved physical bodies and divinely inspired lives.
‘Any religion that encourages and supports a deeper appreciation of God and an unconditional love for humanity will continue to progress and to thrive.’
‘Mom had this remarkable ability to see past whatever scrape I’d gotten myself into and detect something of my true substance, and in so doing, to alleviate my fear.’
St. John said, "We love because He first loved us." This means our capacity to love comes directly from God, that it can’t be taken away, that it will never end.