Monday, December 05, 2011

Catholicism = bad@ss?

Quoth the blog Bad Catholic:

The badassery does not stop there, in fact it never stops. While most of the world is busy whining about “bad things happening to good people,” as if being a contributing member of society gives you a free “don’t get shot card”, the Church says bring it on. The Church says that suffering is redemptive, that the avoidance of suffering is the avoidance of life fully lived. To put this in understandable terms, this Church tells us to pick fights. Not to sit around and wait for bad things to happen, but to actively fight evil, and to suffer the consequence; suffering. Catholicism in this sense is something of a Navy SEAL, yelling at you to suck it up, it makes you stronger.

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