Danut Jemna, on daily spirituality.
This is part of a new project he is working on.
This year, Western traditions begin the liturgical year on the last Sunday in November. At the beginning of Lent, the believers are accustomed to receive a message from the church to devote themselves more to practices and disciplines for the purpose of personal and community evaluation. But such requests come against the backdrop of a busy life, with little time outside of work or profession, few resources to devote to religious, cultural or civic activities, and placed in the dizzying pace of a society that demands our attention and drains our resources day after day. In this tense environment, what realistic expectations can church leaders make of believers and what kind of response can the latter make to the former’s exhortations so as not to fall into the trap of unrealistic assessments and unfounded judgements?
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