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I don write off the teachings because of some weirdo "intellectual superiority" or shit like that. I think I just fundamentally not the same person I was a decade ago. I want the things "I" deem to be "good" about catholicism while not really bothering with what I not into. I also recognise you can hybridize being catholic just to make way for personal laziness and refusal to completely give oneself up to God. This is what bothers me the most and why canadian goose jacket I made this post. I genuinely don think I can go back to fully believing but I also looking for that divine connection and sense of meaning I had. I try to find it in everything from music to alcohol and I guess I trying to find it in being catholic again since the last time I felt genuinely happy was back when I was a part of the church. Although I also became chronically mentally ill so feeling unfulfilled could be tied to that.
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MikefromMI 2 points submitted 1 day ago
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There is not necessarily a conflict here. Honest, diligent, and humble reflection and inquiry is not lazy it hard work. Do that work, then keep what your conscience tells you to keep and reject what it tells you to reject. The bishops inveigh against "cafeteria Catholics", but they have derelictions and deviations of their own.
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Second, you should be mature enough to examine your conscience and decide whether YOU think what you are doing is sinful. Do you understand what sin is? Is that what is happening here? If so, then stop doing it. If not, then stop beating yourself up about it. Either way, stop abusing the sacrament.
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