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I... Am Most... Disordered

Posted on the 08 April 2015 by Brutallyhonest @Ricksteroni

The folks at PhatMass have an educational post up well worth reading:

The Catechism of the Catholic Church gets a lot of flack for using the term “disordered” when it comes Catechism-of-the-catholic-churchto homosexual acts. News flash: Homosexuals do not have a monopoly on disordered actions. I am a straight, married man with kids. Check out how disordered I am!

2351 Lust is disordered desire for or inordinate enjoyment of sexual pleasure. Sexual pleasure is morally disordered when sought for itself, isolated from its procreative and unitive purposes.

I am disordered.

1863 Venial sin weakens charity; it manifests a disordered affection for created goods;

I am disordered.

2424 …The disordered desire for money cannot but produce perverse effects. It is one of the causes of the many conflicts which disturb the social order.

I am disordered.

2520 Baptism confers on its recipient the grace of purification from all sins. But the baptized must continue to struggle against concupiscence of the flesh and disordered desires.

I am disordered.

1394 As bodily nourishment restores lost strength, so the Eucharist strengthens our charity, which tends to be weakened in daily life; and this living charitywipes away venial sins. By giving himself to us Christ revives our love and enables us to break our disordered attachments to creatures and root ourselves in him

I am disordered.

He's not done with all his disorderliness.

Neither, sadly, am I and it's why I find my disorderly butt in the pews each Sunday attempting to do something about it.

Pray for me.


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