Love can bring out the best of us in new year

 

For one to love — to follow God’s unconditional commandment — one needs the help of the Holy Spirit, writes Glen Argan. Photo courtesy of Man vyi, Wikimedia Commons

By  Glen Argan

The Catholic Register

It’s that time of year again. For Christians, the time from Christmas day until the Baptism of the Lord is the true Christmas season. It is, however, also the time for New Year’s resolutions.

Most of us are notoriously unsuccessful in fulfilling those resolutions — whether we set out to lose weight, stop smoking or boost our physical fitness at the gym. By the end of January, a large majority have abandoned their resolutions and settled back into habitual routine.

Yet, this effort at self-improvement shouldn’t be mocked.

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http://catholicregister.org/opinion/guest-columnists/item/23941-comment-love-can-bring-out-the-best-of-us-in-new-year

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