• A Divine "Punishment"

    4 days ago - By Happy Catholic

    A divine 'punishment' is also a divine 'gift', if accepted, since its object is ultimate blessing, and the supreme inventiveness of the Creator will make 'punishments' produce a good not otherwise to be attained...
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien I'll never forget reading the interview where Stephen Colbert talked about this: He was tracing an arc on the table with his fingers and speaking with such deliberation and care. “I was left alone a lot after Dad and the boys died... And it was just me and Mom for a long time,” he said. “And by her example am I not bitter. By her...
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