Homily for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Readings for Today

I suspect that all of us have learned through experience, that it can be easy to be taken advantage of, by the use of slick words. Whether it is something as easy as being led astray in advertisement, or learning that someone is not personally appeared to be, at one time or another, we do experience being led astray.

And I don’t know about you, but there is nothing that makes me angrier than this. In many respects, the discovery that someone is not the person they appear to be, is one of the more difficult realities that human beings face. No one likes to be betrayed. And when we are, whether it is by someone we barely know, or by someone for whom we have deep love and affection, it is difficult to face. In the latter case, the┬áKurt may become so deep, that we find it almost impossible to overcome.

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