Skip to comments.Lent, A Time to Give from the Heart [Catholic caucus}
Posted on 04/06/2011 12:14:00 PM PDT by Mary Kochan
Say the words sacrificial giving today, and people immediately think about doing without something or giving until it hurts. If you were to say these words to a Jewish person in Old Testament times, he would probably think about the animals offered up in the Temple, as required by the Law. Somehow, sacrifice and as required go together in our minds.
But in Gods mind, a sacrifice is meant to be a gift. Its meant to be something offered freely in a generous spirit, cheerful countenance, and a spirit of joy (Sirach 35:7-8)....
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A bump for our Catholic men. I am so tired of people putting them down!
Amen. Good guys never get any press. They sacrifice and struggle day in and day out in this fallen world that wants to make family men look like morons in every sitcom and advertisment. But their preseverance will be rewared. Our God is faithful.