Christ Asks for More Than Self-Improvement Reply

Thanks Aristotle. I'll try harder next time.

Thanks Aristotle. I’ll try harder next time.

The last time I got angry, if I remember correctly, I did not plan it exactly the way Aristotle suggests I should plan it.

That’s because we don’t plan our anger. It just happens. Or does it? More…

Three Faces of Humility 8

Christ is the ultimate realist; he knows the human heart (after all, he made it), and doesn’t want to stifle it – he wants to set it free. At first glance, the lessons of today’s gospel seems simple and straightforward; at second glance, they are shocking.

On the surface, this lesson is about humility and generosity: