A Lively Sinner or a Dull Saint?

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“Better to be a lively sinner than a dull saint!” This was a famous quote of Eugene Kennedy, the psychotherapist, teacher and author.

Who would we rather be around
– a lively sinner or a dull saint? A lively sinner can go to confession. A dull saint is merely taking up space in the pew, at work or at the dinner table.

To Jesus a dull saint is a contradiction in terms.

Jesus tells each one of us,

You are the light of the world….
You are the salt of the earth.”

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