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Religion – Catholic

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in biology, life sciences

A Catholic ‘s Response in a Crisis Situation

How would you respond if this suddenly became your fate

Being a Catholic and strong to my faith , I would respond by praying hard individually and as a group , with my fellow believers . I have a strong faith that being dispossessed of material things will not dislodge my faith in God and I will respond by believing that the tragedy will soon pass away and that God will intervene to help me and my loved ones who are affected by it . Every mighty man or [banner_entry_middle]

woman of God passes through the fires of trials and troubles . Because God loves us He strives to hone us . To do this , He constantly burns away all human dross , refining His children to perfection . It ‘s not the process however , that separates the weak Catholic from the strong Catholic . It is learning to keep cool when the heat is on . It is coming out of the furnace with our fleshly weaknesses burned up . It is passing through the fires without being singed – with no lingering hurts , fears , grudges or resentment – with not even the smell of smoke about us – just well-tempered love and faith in God

How would you deal with it

One of the most important and difficult of all spiritual truths is that we see the world only as a reflection of how we see ourselves . As far as my spiritual journey is concerned , I know that the thoughts I think and the emotions I choose to express in any given situation affect my external reality . I know that the grace and compassion of God is greater than any kind of dispossession I would ever experience . I would even rationalize to myself that I am better off that the Biblical character Job who was stripped of everything that mattered to him , yet in his sorrow thanked God for everything , nevertheless

How would you keep your faith or would you lose it

I have faith that because I also possess a soul , and not simply mind and body , I have the power through God ‘s grace to transmute negative experiences such as being dispossessed , into positive opportunities and that it is possible to find meaning in such a situation . I would keep my faith and in fact , now , more than ever , pray for courage and fortitude to be able to withstand the challenges that such circumstances bring forth

Would there be a replaced life theme you would develop

Thus , if there is one theme that will characterize my life after such trauma , it will be : In everything give thanks , for this is the will of the Father for you in Christ… [banner_entry_footer]

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