A reprint, but still the truth.
We are a proud bunch. I remember my youth. I thought that any problem that came along I could fix. I was pretty clever, healthy, able to hold down a job. I was catechized when I was young so I knew my theology. I figured that I had the answers to whatever life threw my way.
But I didn’t understand this: to believe the gospel is to declare war on the devil. And the devil doesn’t let go of his kingdom easily.
I always knew that their was a devil and that he was our enemy. Our catechism said so. But he seemed far away and not really relevant to anything in my life. I guess that I had the same view of God. When it came right down to it, I got in trouble because I was foolish and if I would just be wiser, I could get myself…
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