Catholic Charismatic Renewal Center for Chicago
Here’s A Thought . . . for Lent
. . . the destruction that wastes at noonday . . . (Ps 91:6)
ACEDIA (a.k.a. Spiritual Sloth)
To begin, questions to ponder:
* Sometimes referred to as the “noonday devil”: What is it exactly?
* Considered by some to be among the greatest modern-day stumbling blocks to the spiritual life: Do I have it?
* When inundated by distractions and having lost the ability to care about work, faith, life itself: How can I overcome it?
Acedia is not a household word for most – well, unless your house happens to be a monastery or a department of medieval literature. It is worth noting, however, that the word acedia has persisted, that is, coming and going from the English language over the centuries. The term was most ....