#002: Three Tips to Increase Your Passion for Life [Podcast]

Do you have passion for Christ? Are you passionate about your faith? Are you passionate about your marriage? Are you passionate about your family? Are you passionate about your occupation?

If you didn’t answer “yes” to all of the above, you’re normal. However, Christ came to give us abundant life. Today we look at three ways to increase passion in your life by exploring the teaching of Thomas Aquinas on the passions.

In the Q&A, we examine the problem of scrupulosity.

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Saint Thomas Aquinas teaches us about our passions

In this show I share three tips for increasing genuine passion for God and your life.

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“Three Tips to Increase Your Passion for Life”

4 Part Outline of Episode

#002 Three Tips to Increase Your Passion for Life

1) Proverb of the Week:
Proverbs 15:22

2) Tip of the Week: 
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3) Featured Segment:
How to Increase Your Passion for Life

For the 11 Passions according to Saint Thomas Aquinas, please see my article The Theology of Eating Too Much Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream.

4) Latin Word of the Week:
cupido – lust, longing, or desire

Listener Questions

  1. A reader asks about the problem of scrupulosity – when a person worries that venial sins are mortal sins and does not receive Holy Communion.

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