It’s full of deep and practical wisdom that you can start to practice immediately.
Our topic is kindness – real kindness – the kindness identified by St. Paul in Galatians. In other words, this is way beyond the “be nice to one another” stuff we learned in pre-school. It’s the virtue that radically re-arranges our priorities and changes the world.
My guest is Charlie McKinney, the President of Sophia Institute Press. He’s on the show to discuss an extremely powerful book titled The Hidden Power of Kindness by an amazing 20th century priest named Fr. Laurence Lovasik.
Fr. Lovasik is one of these priests who is so full of wisdom that it seems to radiate out of every statement he makes. He wrote more than 30 books and spoke around the globe for decades, helping people draw closer to the Lord. I’ve read some of his other works before turning to The Hidden Power of Kindness. Don’t know why it took me so long.
After perusing The Hidden Power of Kindness, I knew I had to promote Fr. Lovasik on The Art of Catholic. I’m positive you’re going to love it as much as I do.
Here’s a sampling of the material Charlie and I discuss:
- What is true kindness (perhaps not what you think)
- The 3 simple “do’s” and “don’ts” of the Fraternity of Kindness
- The one essential characteristic of all kindness
- The helpful distinction between greed and God-given love of self
- How to overcome unexplainable dislike for another person
- How to overcome anger with meekness
- How to be more considerate of one another
- What is necessary for correction to be kind and effective at the same time
This is easily one of the most practical and transformative episodes I’ve ever recorded. If you heed the advice in this podcast, it will transform your life…guaranteed!
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Pilgrimage to Rome and Southern Italy!
Join Matthew on a pilgrimage to Rome, Assisi, Sorrento, Monte Cassino, Siena, the Amalfi Coast and other amazing sites from October 9-18, 2017! It’s the trip of a lifetime!