Jesus points a radically different way to fulfilment to all who follow him: God's way that seems to be the reverse of ours, denying ourselves
and carrying our cross: those who lose their lives save them; the seed must die before it can bear fruit; Jesus will be killed but raised from the dead.
the cigarette sticks we usually cannot live without is one good way to practice abstinence, which does not refer only to consumption of meat products,' Rojas said.
We are in the habit of giving something up that we somehow feel is not so good for us, we adopt a bit of self-discipline, denying ourselves
of something for six weeks.
The aim of bringing down net migration numbers is not about denying ourselves
the talent and skills that are critical to a variety of aspects of our economy.
By denying ourselves
time in green spaces, we risk rejecting an essential part of our heritage--a truth that, ironically, we are now able to see more clearly because of advances in medical technology.
Good health is about learning to make different choices, not about denying ourselves
the things we enjoy.
Paradoxically, it is in denying ourselves
that we experience fullness.
A lot of us associate savings with austerity, sacrifice, constantly denying ourselves
things or experiences we really want to put something aside for a tomorrow that seems very far away -- so it's no surprise we'd sometimes rather avoid the whole thing.
We focus on the points that we all share; the values we all want to live and promote in our society, such as acknowledging a supreme being whose will we try to do for each one of us and for humanity; denying ourselves
and loving our neighbor; having peace in our hearts and peace in the world; and so on.
WITH the dreary winter weather continuing and the festive season a distant memory, most of us are detoxing, dieting and denying ourselves
even the smallest pleasure.
In some we please Christ and please ourselves, in others we cannot please Christ except by denying ourselves
This cookbook is a reminder of how we are denying ourselves
, at our peril, the favours bestowed upon by nature by waging war against our environment.
food and risking death every day is the choice we have made.
And we're denying ourselves
precious moments - moments of friendship, moments out of the ordinary, romance.