Episode 236

A Heart That Gives Itself To Those In Misery | ACW236


July 10th, 2023

33 mins 5 secs

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About this Episode

  • Is there a bad type of eros or is this only a form of porneia?
  • I had a vasectomy because my wife had a heart condition that would put her life at risk if she happened to get pregnant. I went to a priest and he left me feeling hopeless. Was the way he reacted consistent with gravity of the mistake we made as a couple?
  • Sometimes painful memories from past relationships come to mind and I feel like I’m betraying God. Is this normal?

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Resources mentioned this week:

Saint Paul VI Institute
The Dark Night: Psychological Experience and Spiritual Reality by Marc Foley

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