Category Archives: Meditation

Christ in the Average Person

Father Benson admits: “It is not so easy . . . to recognize Christ in the average man—any more than it is easy to recognize the Divine will and guidance in humdrum circumstances.” But, here are two aids to help … Continue reading

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The Voice of the Eternal Word Within

Father Benson points out that “Christians know that the Second Great Commandment draws its force only from the First; yet, as a matter of fact, in spite of this, it is perfectly certain that though some men fail, for one … Continue reading

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When Did We See Thee Hungry?

Father Benson, commenting on Christ’s description of His future return to judge mankind (Matt 25:31-46), says: “On the one hand, He tells us, stand the saved; and on the other the lost; and the only reason He actually assigns, in … Continue reading

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Christ in the Sinner

Father Benson states: “Recognition of Christ in the Sinner is the single essential to our capacity for helping the sinner. . . . We have to recognize, that is to say, that beneath his apparent absence of faith there is … Continue reading

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Christ the Friend of Sinners

Father Benson says of Christ: “Among His most marked characteristics, as recorded in the Gospels, were His Friendship for sinners, His extraordinary sympathy for them, and His apparent ease in their company. It was, in fact, for this very thing … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Plea

Father Frassinetti concludes his book with this poignant analogy: “Imagine a daughter, who has many defects which disgust her father, even as you are laden with sins which are hateful to God, and that she desires nothing so much as … Continue reading

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Holy Fear of God Inspires Confidence

Father Frassinetti states: “The holy fear of God ought to inspire great confidence. . . . He inspires in us the feeling of His holy fear that we may avoid sin, that we may repent when we have sinned, that … Continue reading

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