News from the Nones, McMansions, Sensitivity to Sin, Confidence toward God 6.12.19

  • People who say they have no religion, “nones” express interest in vowed life as religious congregations facing dwindling numbers.
  • Sizes of homes growing as sizes of families shrink. Happiness: how is it related to your perception of the material wealth of those around you vs. the relationships of those around you?
  • When the visceral becomes personal. If we become desensitized to sin, we forget our offense against God. Focus on the path to God’s mercy and love: reconciliation.
  • St. Paul explains why we can be bold and go to God.