There are two brothers, one of whom remains praying in his cell, fasting six days at a time and doing a great deal of penance. The other one takes care of the sick. Which one’s work is more pleasing to God?
We should feed our soul with a lofty conception of God and from that derive great joy in being his. We should put life in our faith.
Having faith is all about remembering who we really are. The Bible says that humanity is made in God’s image. That must mean we are capable of more than we imagine. Have we forgotten our true identity?
Viktor Frankl said that concern about meaning in life is the truest expression of the state of being human. In other words, we all wonder about the big questions of life from time to time. Who am I? Why am I here? What happens when I die? What’s it all about?