Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Spiritual Works of Mercy in a Digital World

From St. Josemaria Institute:
The Gospel of John tells us that ‘the truth will make you free’ (Jn 8:32). The truth is ultimately Christ himself, whose gentle mercy is the yardstick for measuring the way we proclaim the truth and condemn injustice. Our primary task is to uphold the truth with love (cf. Eph 4:15). Only words spoken with love and accompanied by meekness and mercy can touch our sinful hearts. Harsh and moralistic words and actions risk further alienating those whom we wish to lead to conversion and freedom, reinforcing their sense of rejection and defensiveness. (Read more.)

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