"The commonest kind of trouble is that [our world] is nearly reasonable, but not quite. Life is not an illogicality; yet it is a trap for logicians. It looks just a little more mathematical and regular than it is; its exactitude is obvious, but its inexactitude is hidden."
"One of the most important things to understand about Christianity is that it is not primarily a philosophy or a system of ethics or a religious ideology. It is a relationship to the unsettling person of Jesus Christ, to the God-man."
"I went to castings, they always wanted me to do catwalk shows,” she says. “I remember after my first professional paid show, going home and feeling really empty. Feeling like ‘is that it’? ‘That’s not great as I thought it would be’."
"Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the truth—in a word, to know himself—so that, by knowing and loving God, men and women may also come to the fullness of truth about themselves."
"Corpus Christi Sunday is one of my fave solemnities as it’s one of the rare occasions that people would likely hear they’re actually receiving the Body, blood, Soul & Divinity of Jesus in the appearance of bread -not merely a “symbol."
Today at Mass: There are 3 kinds of people in the world:
1) The Stoics who believe everything in the world should be shunned, for they are evil.
2) Addicts who believe that earthly pleasure is paramount but are never satisfied anyway.
3) And the Mystics who believe the things of this world are good but the human heart is made for Eternity, for a world beyond this one.. For God."