God, Sex, Christopher West, How far can you go?

We have forgotten who we are!

Christian (you!) recognise your DIGNITY! The moral life is about recognising our greatness; recognising WHO WE REALLY ARE as men and women, waking up from that amnesia … we’re all hungry for love and the moral life is about not settling for counterfeit love! where do we go to feed that hunger? The culture has a fast food menu, the culture says, come bring your hunger here and we’ll give you  all this greasy fast food, immediate pleasure, immediate gratification, fine, but what happens when we eat that fast food? it clogs our arteries, we get sick. The truth of the Church is confirmed in the wounds of the culture that rejects it (ouch ouch ouch!!).

What are the wounds?

What is at stake is the truth of love, our humanity, the core of the Gospel, the call to love in the image and likeness of God: LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I HAVE LOVED YOU

What good is religion anyway? by Karyn Scherer

This collection of articles was well worth reading and pondering:

 

You can’t help wondering – if there really is a God, then how come Alain de Botton is so filthy rich?

Like many Christians, Rod Oram struggles to express the mystery at the core of his faith.

Greg Shand immerses himself in an Indian ashram and finds it has a profound and positive effect.

What is the real purpose of getting a higher education?