- Dec 3, 2020
Our sentiment is not a moral equivalent to the Ten Commandments. Simply because we feel something, does not make it right (or wrong).
Subsidiarity teaches us that our autonomy is contingent, and is not absolute. It shows us that we are all a part of an intricate network of interactive relationships, rights, and responsibilities. We are connected to one another.
On this special Sunday, we are all given the exhortation of the Lord Jesus to “go and teach.”
As the consequences of the pandemic play themselves out and an emotional culture of fear and anxiety takes the stage, people are looking for hope. For this very reason, the Lord Jesus gave us his mother as a gift.
Licentiousness and exaggerations of freedom have consistently been found within the interior logic of freedom itself. Freedom, as freedom, has always been uncontrollable and possibly dangerous.
The Lord Jesus highlights the voice of the shepherd. The sheep can trust him and accompany him because they know his voice.