Just Because

Talking Therapy vs Catholic Confession

To make a comparison between “Talking Therapy” and the Catholic Sacrament of Confession, both begin with talking to a trained person about negative thoughts and feelings to make positive changes.

One is free while the other has a fee, and rightly a good therapist deserves their compensation. The priest on the other-hand is accustomed to waiting for his reward.

Talking with a True priest is done secretly, behind closed doors to diminish the pain of accusing ourselves of sinful deeds.

The talking therapy technique is face to face giving the professional an opportunity to categorize the situations as mental health problems in general. Talking therapies give people the chance to explore their thoughts and feelings and the effect they have on their behavior. Counseling of this type is probably ideal for people who are healthy but need help coping with a current crisis. While the person choosing Confession knows already, because of their faith, on the effect of their behavior due to their human weakness.

Both the priest or an occupational therapist will admit talking always helps people who are distressed by a complicated past or are currently having a conflict of conscience.

The most significant difference and benefits with the Sacrament of Confession are knowing we receive a restart in life, a brand new page to begin again. How do I know? The Bible tells us so! Speaking to the Church, “Whose sins you shall forgive, they are forgiven them; and whose sins you shall retain, they are retained.”[John 20:23] Retained in the sense of the word meaning the penitent had no sorrow.

I imagine “sorrow” would be an emotion therapist enjoy seeing within their patient’s recovery, especially when dealing with “guilt.”

Protestants like to laugh at Catholics, and that too is good therapy, laughter is natural medicine. It lifts our spirits and makes us feel happy. They laugh at Catholics who often receive the Sacrament of Confession and leave the confessional with their RESTART; only to fall again. But in honestly those who opt an adventure of “Talking Therapy” also take that same walk over and over.

Remember too, those of you who believe in God, better to receive from Him an “E” for effort, than a “D” for despair.

 

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/restart/

via Daily Prompt: Restart

Lens-Artists, Photo Challenge

Lens—Artists my delicate image

This amazing image was captured a few days ago as I drove down a country road.

A tree growing out of a dead stump, I titled it “Resurection”; a reminder of how our bodies will rise again as the Catholic Creed promises.

I believe … “The resurrection of the body, and life everlasting, Amen”.

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#FOWC, Word Prompts

Thanks, Twitter for this laugh!

Even Fandango, will laugh.

What an anomaly!  I was going to skip this prompt but then I discovered this anomaly and had to share it.

Please, you just have to see this little girl on twitter.

https://twitter.com/search?q=Mini%20aoc&f=videos&src=tyah

also just for being a sport here is another anomaly, at least I think so!

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#FOWC, Ragtag Daily Prompt / RDP

Watch the Pendulum swing!

 

YOU ARE THE CHOSEN ONES! The people of COURAGE!  The pendulum is about to swing, at least here in America.

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It takes courage for the conservative these days to stand up for their beliefs, whether morals or politics which in many cases are the same things.

Some folks are staunch to the Left, many atheists or confused about a Supreme Being while others don’t care if there is or isn’t a God, as long as He doesn’t disturb their lifestyle.

Next, those who sit on the fence; are attracted to the conservative point of view; however, they notice the loudest voice comes from the Left which shouts negatively towards the Right Mindset.

Is it lack of courage or the desire for human respect that brings them to silence? Whatever, the devil smiles and rubs his hands. “Yes,” he thinks!

The conclusion is the times we live in TODAY are shaping the world to believe that anyone with morals is guilty of a hate crime. If anyone dare defends what they read and understand, they might be doxxed here on WordPress, so they remove their impulsive “like” and coward back to their corner. Lacking the courage to be firm in the things they have learned from the beginning.

The time is now for courage since the swinging pendulum that represents the passage of time is moving in the direction to the Right.

How do I know this? I hear the yawnings of people waking up, their moans and sighs. God always wins in the end, and He knows how to bring us to our knees. He has CHOSEN us, we, therefore, should choose Him.  

 

#FOWC, Politics

Well … Is it or isn’t it?

My post today turned out to be a “Happy Accident” since it begins with the prompt word and ends with the prompt word, something that happened quite by accident. Thanks, FOWC for the word.

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Semantics or meanings of words can be exciting these days, mainly when one listens to the media; i.e.  take the word “fact.”

A fact should be stubborn. Stubborn because a “Fact” is checked, tested and proven, or it wouldn’t be a FACT. However these days in politics, facts become noise as in echos — fantasies for others, as in fiction! Furthermore through the power of semantics, “facts” the word; in the mind of the obstinate soon become conspiracies.

Perhaps the problem with politics these days; is simply the nomenclature! The “genius” of those who continue adding diversity to definitions not to develop them but to change the language for their agenda.

The never-ending doings of semantics.

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