...today human beings seem to claim themselves as gods and want to transform the world excluding, putting aside or simply rejecting the Creator of the universe. Man no longer wants to be the image of God but the image of himself; he declares himself autonomous, free, adult. Obviously that reveals an inauthentic relationship with God, the consequence of a false image that has been constructed of him, like the prodigal son in the Gospel parable who thought that he could find himself by distancing himself from the house of his father...
Monday, June 15, 2009
Quote of the Day - Pope Benedict XVI
From Benedict XVI's homily during Mass for the Solemnity of Pentecost (5/31/08):