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Quote: When God gives us a gift, God expects a certain return.
In his inaugural address, Nelson Mandela suggests that false humility hurts us as much as false pride. His words: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that frightens us.
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Several months ago, the religious editor at Doubleday sent me pre-release copy of a book by a young priest from New York named Edward Beck. Entitled, God Underneath, Spiritual Memoirs of a Catholic Priest, the book is an autobiography of sorts. The editor asked me to comment on it. Here's the comment:
In a wonderful series of commentaries on Scripture, John Shea presents a powerful story on what it means to be born again, to be born from above, as Jesus says. A man he knows, tells how he was born twice of the same woman. This man's story:
Kathleen Norris, commenting on her own faith-journey, makes an interesting comment regarding the ambivalent way in which faith and Church have come down to us. Her words: