Counter-Dynamics: Obstacles to Spiritual Vitality and What You Can Do About Them

Ongoing conversion is necessary for spiritual vitality, and the Holy Spirit works in us to bring about this conversion. If we have received the Spirit through the sacraments, should we not, then, experience ongoing growth? What holds us back? Counter-dynamics! A counter-dynamic (my term and not the Church’s) is anything that creates resistance to conversion. […]

A Recipe for Happiness

Note from the editor: This recipe was first submitted by Jesus the Christ (Messiah) during his Sermon on the Mount. He was disqualified by the judges of his day for claiming to be God and received the harshest penalty: death on a cross by crucifixion. However, since he actually WAS God’s Son, he rose from the […]