As I mentioned yesterday, and before, I've been diagnosed as having ADD, or Attention Deficit Disorder. I got the news a week ago.
I had two topics in mind when I started writing:
- The Catholic Church doesn't require Catholics to be flawless
- The Catholic worldview requires that we recognize that humanity, people, are flawed
- Catechism of the Catholic Church
- "Memory of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lourdes"
Homily by Cardinal Javier Lozano Barrigán, XIV World Day of the Sick, Solemn Eucharistic Concelebration in the Cathedral of Adelaide, Australia, via Vatican.va (February 11, 2006)
- "Address of His Holiness John Paul II to the Tribunal of the Roman Rota"
Vatican.va (February 10, 1995)
Which brings up the topic of free will. (Catechism, 1730-1742, for starters)
And my wife, #3 daughter, and son have taken the air conditioner out of the window behind me. It's a beautiful October day, but winter's coming on. None of which is mentioned in the Catechism: another example of how Catholic teaching tends to focus on principles, like 'murder isn't nice and we shouldn't do it;' and less on what sort of air conditioner we should use. Or whether air conditioners should be used at all.
And that's a plethora of other topics.
- "ADD and Me: Good News, Bad News"
(October 14, 2010)