I’m a big meany. I’m a mean, mean, meany-pants, and I carry a cane with me at all times, in case I see some pretty flowers that need whacking. But, as Evelyn Waugh said, “You have no idea how much nastier I would be if I was not a Catholic. Without supernatural aid, I would hardly be a human being.” So, you may not like what you see, but don’t think I’m not trying.
That being said, I am regularly rebuked for being un-Christian, cruel, or judgmental (oh lord, oh lord, can we please retire that world already?) when all I’m doing is being a critic.
Here are some things that Christians can legitimately do without sinning:
Criticize someone’s work in the bluntest terms. Once you put...READ MORE