Here's the latest from Father Jake Stops the World.
Tonight I've reviewed the last ten days here at Jake's place. To be honest, I don't feel very good about some of it.Amen. My underlying goal or calling has been to, whenever possible, do and say things toward "healing the world". I'm the first to admit that I fall short sometimes. One way I try to do that less often is by not reading things that are likely to feed my "bad wolf". I try to keep reminding myself of the sentiments expressed in this post.
So, when I look at my sitemeter and notice that a huge percentage of the links are coming from a site that I know to be "unfriendly" toward much that I hold dear, I resist the temptation to check it out and find out what is being said. Because I know my own weaknesses well enough to know that reading that would just get me focused on the negative, and divert me from my goals. Which I *try* to keep aligned with Christ's goals.
Maybe I need to read Bishop Gene's sermon again--especially the part about "loving them anyway".
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Saturday, July 01, 2006
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