Engaging temptation: AMBITION

Ben Sternke writes:

As Lent begins, I’ve been focusing on Jesus’ temptations in the desert, and looking at how we can engage with those “arch-temptations” in order to reduce the resistance to the “rivers of living water” that are supposed to be flowing out of us. We’ve explored appetite and affirmation. Now we move to ambition.

He makes some excellent real-world observations. The one I’m chewing on:

When our identities are tied to getting what we want, we’re useless to God.

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Author: Father Silouan Thompson

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