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Friday, June 27, 2008

God took His own medicine

I used to get mad at God sometimes, thinking it's not fair that God doesn't know what it's like to suffer and be human.

So this is a great quote from Dorothy Sayers:

For whatever reason God chose to make man as he is--limited and suffering and subject to sorrows and death--He had the honesty and courage to take His own medicine. Whatever game He is playing with His creation, He has kept His own rules and played fair. He can exact nothing from man that He has not exacted from Himself. He has Himself gone through the whole human experience, from the trivial irritations of family life and the cramping restrictions of hard work and lack of money to the worst horrors of pain and humiliation, defeat, despair, and death. When He was a man, He played the man. He was born in poverty and died in disgrace and thought it well worthwhile.

Via Happy Catholic


A Christian Tom and Jerry

Here is a very Christian story that illustrates the transforming power of love and self-sacrifice, and the work of grace. The baby duck is a little Christ, who died for us while we were still sinners.


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