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Monday, March 10, 2014

Springing forward and acting on impulse

By Robert Batch

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It is part of simply “being human” to “spring forward” and act out of impulse.  What do I mean exactly?  Lets look at the first reading from Mass today from Genesis.

The woman saw that the tree was good for food,
pleasing to the eyes, and desirable for gaining wisdom.
So she took some of its fruit and ate it;

Often times we see something that looks satisfying, or looks like it will be fun and we simply “spring forward” into the action and we skip the important step of thinking.  Whether we are in the situation of eating the cookies…or marshmallows that mom said not to eat….

Read the rest (and watch a video) at Love is Calling.

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