An ever-encroaching darkness has pervaded our landscape, and hatred of Christians has reached unparalleled proportions.
The root of our problem is found in expecting to get more than we wish to give. It’s an attitude in which one person seeks to use others for his own personal gain. Yet this desire is at the foundation of our ways of being. It is the simplest meaning of the word “Profit,” which is simply getting more than what we gave.
Dozens of people experienced miraculous physical healings from a number of ailments. For some people, however, healing didn’t happen. Why? That’s a question we must all face. Only faith in Jesus can supply the answer.
It sounds wonderful, a world devoid of suffering and every type of evil. However, there are some problems with such an idea, at least for now, given the present situation. What would it mean for us if there were no potential for evil?
The Second Vatican Council spoke of upheavals in a new age of history in which some aspects of man’s intelligence have recoiled upon him, “upon his judgments and desires, both individual and collective, upon his ways of thinking and acting in regard to people and things.”