"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

Monday, May 09, 2016

What's so bad about extending your hand in blessing?

Disinterested friend extending paw blessing.

Dad's can bless their kids and their wives.

People sign notes and email with "Blessings".

Other people frequently bless people praying, "God bless you."

In prayer meetings people frequently extend hands in prayer over people praying for God's blessing.

If the priest asks you to join him in extending a blessing - you don't have to do it.

I've done it now and then.  It's not such a big deal.  Sometimes I don't.

Larry doesn't like it.

But he likes me to link to him.



  1. I do like it, Ter. Makes me wave my hands in the air in exultation.

    But not blessing. Nope. Nada.

    1. I just had to use the dog gif and Napoleon ... at your expense - I apologize.


    2. No worries, mate.


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