Too many young Catholics experience their faith as Mark Hart did: they rarely miss Mass even if they don’t understand it; they have a Bible even if they never read it; they go to confession even if they aren’t particularly repentant.
Is that your experience of Catholicism? Is yours a faith of Thou Shalt Nots? If so, forget about a dreary life of mindless obedience to rules you don’t understand. It’s time to enter into the transforming light of your
Creator who invites you to live from the still center of his undying love.
Hart’s humorous and hard-hitting reflections drive home the point that God isn’t calling you to be a good person—someone who merely obeys the rules—but a new person in Jesus Christ.