A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

"He kept calling out all the more"

Some of those who say they want to protect “freedom of choice” want to give us no choice.

Some of the promoters of “embracing diversity” want us to be silent.

Today’s Gospel (Luke 18:35-43) offers us an example to follow in these days.

The people walking in front rebuked him,
telling him to be silent,
but he kept calling out all the more,
“Son of David, have pity on me!”

We need to be prudent in what we say and do and we need to be properly respectful of every human being, but we also need to be faithful, repent and be purified by the grace of Christ, and with the help of the Holy Spirit speak out all the more