Hitting F5 on the Spiritual Life

by Micah Murphy

Two weeks ago, I wrote a post about Confession.  It was yet another restart for me, a time of renewal, an opportunity to refresh my spiritual life.

If only refreshing our spiritual lives was as easy as pressing F5 on our keyboards to refresh a computer screen!

Some Confessions follow venial sins that harm our relationships with God, while others follow mortal sins, even years of them, that have severed us from His good graces.  It can take a long time to right the wrongs we’ve committed and go about putting our own little worlds back the way they should be.  Some saints spent years in penance for past sins, making amends for the great evils they committed.  A->