As the title says, depression sucks. I’m stuck in a spiral, out of control, everything is getting worse world where no one even notices that I’m hurting or refuses to acknowledge it or want me to hide everything I feel because making them feel bad is the unforgivable sin. I’m too fat. Jeans I only … Continue reading Depression Sucks
It’s true. Reading “Tradionalist” material is seriously dangerous to your mental and physical health. It will cause you to get angry because you start thinking you have been lied to, deceived, and that you aren’t a good enough Catholic. It will cause you to get depressed because you start thinking you are a bad and … Continue reading Warning: Traditionalists are Hazardous to Your Health
Having come across so many radical traditionalists in my time on CAF and even one or two in real life, I thought I’d come up with a set of diagnostic criteria for a radical traditionalist, not unlike the diagnostic criteria in the DSM-IV for psychologists and psychiatrists. This isn’t perfect and I know I probably … Continue reading Signs/Symptoms of a Radical Traditionalist
Again, CAF seems to be full of people who would rather smack people down than help lift them up. There’s a thread on how a “priest was harsh in confession” (harsh? define harsh) plus threads on cafeteria catholicism, soft catholicism, etc. and there are people who are going on about how priests today are weak … Continue reading Let’s Just Beat People with a Stick, Why Don’t We?
With my new schedule at work, I’ve been wanting to update here more often. So far, that hasn’t happened. I’ve been so tired from working especially picking up overtime since my relief has been sick a lot lately (we’re all concerned about him) so I’ve been covering some of his shifts. And don’t know what … Continue reading Reality Sets In
Yep. Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week. While I should write a post dedicated to that, I’m not. Maybe in Holy Week? We’ll see. As you may have noticed, I haven’t been around much. My job keeps me pretty busy (and pretty so that all I do when I get home is sleep). But … Continue reading What? It’s Nearly Holy Week?
Luke 6:37 “Judge not, and you shall not be judged. Condemn not, and you shall not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.” (NKJV) I point out this particular passage because I find, especially on the Internet in blogs and other venues on the Internet, the words and conclusions of those that declare someone … Continue reading Judge Not Salvation