Wednesday, October 15, 2008

The Spiritual Blahs

Rejection or Invitation?
By George A. Aschenbrenner, SJ

For some people, spiritual boredom is not painful. They are so distracted by exciting pleasures and challenges in daily life that an interior emptiness, smothered by all the excitement, is not bothersome to them. They do not even seem to notice. Though they have not overtly denied faith and God, they have become unimportant realities, rarely experienced in any lively personal way. This is a sign, a sad sign, that both their sensibility and their deeply personal desire have been numbed. Something might snap them out of their stupor, but, until it does, life just rushes on.

read more

Labels: , , ,


Post a Comment

<< Home