We are born for life! So says our very nature. And so says the Bible. Born for life! In Biblical terms, this means that we humans have a spiritual dimension that is ‘immortal” and “incorruptible” — that is to say, our “soul.” It means that as whole human persons we are capable of making decisions. It means that as whole human persons we are capable of freely self-giving. It means that as whole human persons we are oriented toward a perfection.
But we soon discover that although the perfection we naturally hope for is unlimited, nevertheless our actual experience of it is limited — so much so, at times, that our hope for fulfillment can easily turn into despair. We can become so frustrated with the questions surrounding our hope that life itself is reduced to a complete absurdity.
But then, with the birth of Christ, a great joy is proclaimed which lays aside all the questions and imponderables. A great joy is…
We are sorry that this resource was not useful for you!
Help us improve this resource!
Tell us how we can improve this content?