July 17, 1980
Love does not make sacrifices.
Love bears a burden and feels no burden, says Thomas a Kempis.
Renunciation for its own sake is not good, says Tony de Mello.
But renunciation as a by-product of seeking a good and out of love is good.
There are limits to each person's love.
Only undertake activities that you within the limits of your love can perform with joy.
Carl Rogers, On Becoming a Person.
"The poor will never forgive you for the good you have done them," said St. Vincent de Paul.
The sacrament, says [Karl] Rahner, does not invade reality; the sacrament gives expression to what is already there.
Fantasies without feelings are not too helpful.
Many "spiritual problems" are rooted in emotional insecurity.
Distinguish between insecurity problems and spiritual problems.
July 18, 1980
The God of nature is not different from the God of super-nature, says Ignatius (according to Tony de Mello).
All is grace.