Is the Holy Spirt in my life?

Is the Holy Spirt in my life?

I will have to admit that I have struggled to relate to the Holy Spirit in a personal way, to grasp how to think about that last of the “three men I admire most, the Father, Son and the Holy Ghost.”  We can know Jesus in a real human and tangible way.  He left us his words in scripture.  He thought us how to know and understand the profound love of the Father for each of us.  He gave us his example and even his life.  He built a Church to leave us with guidance and his true presence.  But he sent us something more, someone I am just beginning to connect with more consciously. The Holy Spirit.

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Opposing views - good discussion

Opposing views - good discussion

I recently watched a very interesting Dave Rubin interview.  In the current political environment, it was more than refreshing to watch two individuals with radically different points for view have a respectful, honest and meaningful conversation on topics that could have been personally sensitive and potentially contentious.  Rubin, comedian, liberal, pro-choice, gay-married, and an atheist “with a strong allergy to organized religion” is the host of the Rubin Report.  I will have to commend Rubin for his range of guests, including a Catholic bishop (Robert Barron) who has spent the last fifteen years evangelizing the faith through social media.  His Youtube videos, articles and weekly homilies on his website, www.wordonfire.org are more than worth a weekly visit.

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