The Sins of the Fathers: Unexpressed Love

The Sins of the Fathers: Unexpressed Love

Good Wednesday to you, Souls and Hearts Members, “Your father really does love you deeply; he just doesn’t know how to express it.” How many mothers have said these or similar words to a son or daughter? But “unexpressed love” is not love. I made this statement in...
The Conflicting Loves Inside You

The Conflicting Loves Inside You

Dear Souls and Hearts Community Members, In last week’s reflection, from June 22, 2022, we discussed how sin is a “dangerous love,” drawing extensively from St. Augustine’s idea that sin is a “misdirected” or “misguided” love. I shared with you how the question is not...
Dangerous Love

Dangerous Love

Dear Souls and Hearts Community Members, In last week’s reflection, I described seven ways to understand sin. Today, we are going to understand sin as “dangerous love.” And to do that, we are going to harmonize some concepts in modern psychology with the bedrock...