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Edith Stein: Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

“The surrender of the soul to God is the highest achievement of its freedom.” “Only the person who renounces self-importance, who no longer struggles to defend or assert himself, can be large enough for God’s boundless action.” “I felt that … Continue reading

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An illuminating example from The Good Wife

The character Kaitlin is in the show’s usual whirlpool of Machiavellian intrigue and maneuvering, and the audience, through the eyes of just about every other character, sees Kaitlin as an ambitious, scheming, ruthless ladder-climber. It turns out she is merely … Continue reading

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