Today Catholics celebrate the Immaculate Conception: contrary to a popular misconception, this has nothing to do with the idea of Jesus Christ being born from a Virgin. It’s about the Virgin Mary receiving a special Grace from the moment of her conception (inside the womb of her mother, Saint Anne): being preserved free from the stain of original sin.
If you don’t subscribe to popery you may find this concept odd and incomprehensible, but it’s actually profound and liberating, in a way.
I’ve planned to further discuss it on December 8th, 2017. :-P
But for now let’s focus on a different topic.
Who’s the greatest prophet ever? And what was his first act of prophecy?
Think about your answer. Then click below for the solution.
Funny: initially I was proud of this article, expressing a quite unique and original idea … turns out others already popularized similar content before!
Well, it wasn’t that hard to come up with this kind of observation.
But in a society that considers abortion a human right (!), these are thoughts that people avoid entertaining, like some annoying gnat that you’d prefer to zap.
We lost perspective on one of the most significant joys in life. The loving wonder of contemplating a teeny-tiny human being in the early stages of formation, when there’s just a lump of cells. And yet that blob is a human like you.