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Bringing Home the Faith (twelfth installment)

In addition to spending a great deal of time, every day, focusing on ourselves, we all have a tendency, when we hear we can’t have something, to begin to want it, and then, to resent anyone who keeps us from having it. For example: if you were to tell me that I could have anything I wanted to eat except peas, very soon I wouldn’t be able to get peas off my mind. And I don’t even like peas. But, I would begin to resent the fact that you told me I couldn’t have them. (“Who are you to tell me that?” I’d think.) I don’t like having limits imposed on me. Continue reading

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