Pax

“The source of peace is resignation to the will of God: to do what is in our power and leave the rest to the care of Divine Providence – have the confidence of a child toward its best mother.” Saint Maximilian Kolbe.   N.B. Saint Maximilian Kolbe gave up his life for another at Auschwitz.

The illusion of choice.

  “It is a trick which often works with children. Do not tell them to eat vegetables; instead ask whether they want broccoli or spinach.” Rory Sutherland. Questions such as: ‘Labour or Conservative?’ or ‘Democrat or Republican?’ are examples of placebo choice. A psychological trick to make people feel that they are in control. The…

Matthew

  And whilst they were at supper, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and broke: and gave to his disciples, and said: Take ye and eat. This is my body.  And taking the chalice, he gave thanks, and gave to them, saying: Drink ye all of this.   For this is my blood of the new testament,…