Friday, April 9, 2010


Tolkien says that it is what all literature is ultimately about.

I don't know if he's right, but I've been thinking about it, and Heidegger's philosophy that Man is a being-toward-death

"What doth it profit a man if he gain the world world and forfeit his soul" - Mk. 8:36

I wonder if I'll ever overcome the friday anxiousness over saturday confession.


  1. Confession provides for the death of our old ways and the revitalization the soul by God's grace. Death to sin, everlasting life for the soul: what a wonderful sacrament, thanks be to God!

  2. In many ways I feel it is the most important sacrament (though theoretically baptism is)