Wednesday, November 2, 2016
HEAVEN: PROBABLY NOT YOUR NEXT STOP
An All Souls Day meditation. Published in the Umatuna November, 2012.
Anyone (Catholic) near my age can probably remember our mothers admonishing us to “offer it up for the poor souls in purgatory” whenever we complained about some pain or discomfort. It’s not something we hear much anymore. In fact, not only has the idea of “offer it up” generally disappeared from the list of routine Catholic expressions, it seems “the poor souls” has to. CONTINUED