Silence can be Courageous too…

I remember Father Mario telling us about the Sin of Omission.

This is probably one of my most Prevalent sins, and I didn’t even realize it until Father pointed it out…

He told us that many times we hear others make comments, say things, criticize, judge, etc…and We remain Silent. 

We Sin by Omission for we do not stand up for what is Right, for what is Just or for Righteousness, much less Justice.

I have found myself in that situation too many times.  And I cower.  I find myself wishing that I would have said something.  It is only After-the-Fact that I can come up with so many Witty Lines!

Pathetic, I know…I am the first to admit it.

How many of us recoil at the thought of speaking up and speaking out? 

It takes an exceptional Individual to not be this way…I guess that is why they, many times, become the Popular Ones

However, we can ALL make a Difference…

Thanks to MoveOn.org for sharing…

Much Respect and Admiration to those that possess this type of  Courage!  The Courage to Stand Up for Others, to Defend Others, In Silence, With Words, With Actions, or with Simple Solidarity…

I know of One Young Man at STJW who possesses this Courage.  He spoke up and obtained Free Soda for 150 Kids!!  If someone knows who I speak of, let him know that I have not forgotten, nor will I anytime soon 🙂

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