Protestant’s Reactions to a Catholic Writer

Please read our Sister in Christ’s observation and plea. I lived in a small community in Alaska for almost a decade and I spoke up for Catholics and periodically would ask the Priest to forgive me for what my Protestant brother’s and sisters in Christ would say about Catholic brothers and sisters. Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, Protestants form a “pale of Orthodoxy,”  despite any of our doctorial differences we are one body and I know Catholics are to be the Bride of Christ as well.  I came to Christ 41 years ago and it started by reading Thomas Merton’s Poetry. Despite doctrine the Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Church is our Mother. I don’t want anyone saying anything bad about our Mother. Jesus Christ, Son of the Living God we beseech you to have mercy on us all as we reach out to you.

joy of nine9

I am proud to proclaim

I am a Catholic.

A saved, born again, Spirit filled, lover of Jesus

who expects to be accepted

by Protestant lovers of Jesus

because I am a sister in Christ.

BUT, my culture and way of expressions seems odd to Protestant ears,

So I am misunderstood.

Perhaps in the Body, the Protestants are the feet and mouth carrying the Good News

and as a Catholic I am an ear.

I might not look like I belong but trust me,

although I look foreign I AM part of the same Body.

May my small acts of unity reverberate throughout  the entire Mystical Body of Christ.

 Before I discovered Catholic sites, I posted on secular and Protestant sites. I felt I had to hide my Catholicism. When I finally wrote about my Catholic faith, I was immediately grilled and interrogated by shocked readers and co-authors. Yet God had His…

View original post 246 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s