As most of the readers are aware, F6 is a social-political blog with religious tendencies as its core foundation; and so therefore, religion or spiritual practice doesn't usually get directly employed in the discussions unless it is used in response towards current events, the Editor's personal life, glbtiqas issues, life reflections, politics, and historical details being reviewed or commented on. F6 while very traditional is also very modern in its approach to the marketplace and the discussions about this journey we are all on with each other. Living this life in general terms or as the Roman Catholic Bishops said in Sons and Daughters of the Light, their pastoral letter on Young Adult Ministry,
WE ARE CALLED TO BE FAITHFUL NOT NECESSARILY SUCCESSFUL."
As a Passionist and a follower of Saint Paul Francis Danei's spiritual discipline I approach this season with eminence glee and joy. For a Passionist this season called Lent is the closest we come to a spiritual foreplay and orgasm. This season is a time where our gifts or charismata flows fully in our celebration of living and journey of faith. I like the quote a while back from Spiritual and Pop recording artist Jason Warner (signifigant other & duo partner of DeMarco DeCiccio - picture @ right) "I AM A SPIRITUAL BEING HAVING A HUMAN EXPERIENCE". And that adventure we are invited to renew every year with three words that we express by the reception of ashes on the forehead,
Now of course this wouldn't be an F6 post if I didn't have Jay Brannan singing the song, would it now. Thanks to choupinou69 for the video. BTW, here are the lyrics:
I surrender all my silent hopes and dreams Though the price to follow costs me everything I surrender all my human soul desires if sacrifice requires That all my kingdoms fall (x 3)
I surrender all!
Written and Composed by David Moffit and Reggie Hamm