An old Cherokee is teaching his
grandson about life.
fight is going on inside me," he says to the boy. "It is a
terrible fight and it is between two wolves.
One is evil - he is anger, envy
sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment,
inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority and ego.
The other is good - he is gratitude,
joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness,
benevolence, empathy ,generosity, truth, compassion and faith.
This same fight is going on inside
you - and inside every other person, too."
The grandson thought about it for a
minute and then asked his grandfather which wolf would win.
The old Cherokee simply replied,
"The one you feed."
Justice, Pornography and the
"Most people do not realize that when a
married spouse becomes involved with porn it is not only an act
of adultery but also a sin against justice.
You are robbing the other spouse of
what is rightfully theirs.
In Holy Matrimony your sensual bodily
pleasures no longer belong to you but to your spouse.
The sin is then multiplied."
- Guy Ungaro
The Tree of Life
"Then the angel showed me the river
of life-giving water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the
throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of its street. On
either side of the river grew the tree of life that produces
fruit twelve times a year, once each month; the leaves of the
trees serve as medicine for the nations. Nothing accursed will
be found there anymore. The throne of God and of the Lamb will
be in it, and his servants will worship him. They will look upon
his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. Night will be
no more, nor will they need light from lamp or sun, for the Lord
God shall give them light, and they shall reign forever and
ever." - Revelation 22:1-5
Life comes from the relationships of
the Trinity, from their very eternal actions related to one
another. And since the three persons form one Godhead, Life is
To be pro-life is to perceive life as
something which serves not just our own purposes, but something
that should also be served. A pro-life person is in love with
life, while someone who is not pro-life loves life for their own
purposes and agendas. And the problem becomes that these
purposes and agendas are not rooted in life.
The citizens of heaven are totally
alive. They see that life is God clearly. And with the fullness
of redemption they are moving towards the world to come where
there will be the very fullness of this life. Hell, on the other
hand, the journey of the damned is one which forms a cacophony
of self-love. The citizens there love life, just enough to hate
True Sexuality is the fruitfulness of
life. And yet what does the modern age produce in fruits? Does
it create a fruitful paradise? Is it a journey into the
- Juan Taylor