Diet, so I’ve heard countless times, is more important than exercise. You can be strong while being on the verge of dying of a heart attack. While we need mental prayer to tone ourselves and strengthen our resolve, we have to feed ourselves a balanced diet of the Word of God and put it into practice, so we absorb and retain all its nutrients.
Bearing witness to Christ and his Church is the primary mission of the Christian disciple. Pope St. John Paul II noted that intentional and regular participation in the salvific mission of Christ constitutes the deepest level of conversion in a person.
As popular as Hatha yoga is in America, it’s important to understand it may not always be wise to engage in its practice. When yoga is considered in its full spectrum, it’s difficult to see how it can be compatible with the Christian faith transmitted by the Church.
It struck me that being an insatiable news junkie in an era when news, its sources and veracity are questionable, perhaps, I could put my curiosity to better use. Are we Catholics as interested in Jesus as we are in Hollywood divorces, Trump’s rhetoric, Hillary’s excuses, football players taking a knee, end times predictions, or who’s been picked up for speeding? If not, why not?