Conversion 101: Metanoia

Knowledge and comprehension alone will not produce change. Some people even consider such “enlightenment” as an end goal, where it is only the first movement. Today, we’re going to focus on the next step: metanoia. Self-knowledge, guided by Revelation, leads to understanding. Understanding, inflamed by Love, leads to metanoia. Metanoia applied, leads to action. ActionContinue reading “Conversion 101: Metanoia”

Conversion 101: Conversion as a Way of Life

St. Bernard of Clairvaux taught that in the spiritual life we cannot remain the same: we must either advance or go backward. Nor is a relationship with Christ static; either we take up our cross and follow him, or we hold on to our “self” and try to stay put. A disciple’s path is oneContinue reading “Conversion 101: Conversion as a Way of Life”

Conversion 101

When you hear the word “conversion,” what’s the first thought that comes to mind? More than likely you would recall a story of someone like a drug pusher or a famous personality who hits rock bottom before undergoing a sudden and dramatic change as he surrenders his life to Christ. That’s the kind of testimonyContinue reading “Conversion 101”