Really Only Nine Things God Won’t Ask

WARNING: in this my 90th post, I am about to do something I said I would never do: rant and rave over something like my opinion really matters or you even care about my opinion. YOU MAY WANT TO SKIP THE FOLLOWING SCREED. In either case, watch the video first reflect, reflect, and pray.]

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[The first nine statements are very good and truly thought-provoking. Since God is a loving, just, and merciful God, it is highly doubtful that God wants us to:
1. increase traffic on an overburdened internet,
2. waste our and others time by sending stuff like this,
3. to show our love for somebody by giving them homework, and
4. to express our faith in and love for God by pressing a button on a screen.
God is much more practical. It’s is actions in the real world and not words on the Internet that God wants and expects. In the words of Dennis Miller: “That’s just my opinion. I could be wrong!”……..What do you think?]

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About Paul Wharton

I am a cradle Catholic, a native West Virginian, and a priest since April 24, 1982. Spiritual Direction has made a tremendous difference in my life and I encourage people to try it out. My motto is "Progress not perfection." I am grateful that God has done for me what I could not do for myself.
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2 Responses to Really Only Nine Things God Won’t Ask

  1. Linda Trill says:

    Got this today and how appropriate to yours!!
    Someone has written these beautiful words. Must read and try to understand
    the deep meaning of it.
    They are like the ten commandments to follow in life all the time.

    1] Prayer is not a “spare wheel” that you pull out when in trouble, but it
    is a “steering wheel” that directs the right path throughout.

    2] So a Car’s WINDSHIELD is so large & the Rear view Mirror is so small?
    Because our PAST is not as important as our FUTURE. So, Look Ahead and Move
    on.

    3] Friendship is like a BOOK. It takes few seconds to burn, but it takes
    years to write.

    4] All things in life are temporary. If going well, enjoy it, they will
    not last forever. If going wrong, don’t worry, they can’t last long either.

    5] Old Friends are Gold! New Friends are Diamond! If you get a Diamond,
    don’t forget the Gold! Because to hold a Diamond, you always need a Base of
    Gold!

    6] Often when we lose hope and think this is the end, GOD smiles from
    above and says, “Relax, sweetheart, it’s just a bend, not the end!

    7] When GOD solves your problems, you have faith in HIS abilities; when
    GOD doesn’t solve your problems HE has faith in your abilities.

    8] A blind person asked St. Anthony: “Can there be anything worse than
    losing eye sight?” He replied: “Yes, losing your vision!”

    9] When you pray for others, God listens to you and blesses them, and
    sometimes, when you are safe and happy, remember that someone has prayed for
    you.

    10] WORRYING does not take away tomorrow’s TROUBLES, it takes away today’s
    PEACE.

  2. We need to touch the lives of other people, not with the fear of an earth crushing God, but with the love of the eternal all loving, caring God who sees us through the rough times. Your blog is doing just that….without frightening vidios!

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