Thursday, June 7, 2012

Elizabeth Scalia on Charity and Man's Best Friend

From The Anchoress comes this rumination on our friendship with God:

The God of Abraham is a very strangest Being ever encountered and called “god”. He is One who does not have to attend to us at all, but because of love — because he IS Love — chooses to surrender himself to us, in love, so that we might learn that it is safe to surrender ourselves back.

I love this God, and I want to surrender myself and yet do it so poorly, and incompletely, and always with a string of distrust by which I pull back my surrender, still so certain — in my deluded way — that my sense of control is what is reality.

Being a dog person, I also appreciated Liz's thoughts on the loyalty of dogs. So without further ado, I present to you the official RPG Catholic mascot:


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