Sex without a condom is good for you, says professor
Published Date: 03 August 2009
By Tom Peterkin
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H/T Jack Smith/The Catholic Key Blog
The Catholic Key Blog concludes:
"I think this all demonstrates the fact that committing a sacrament is a lot less stressful than committing a sin.".
I would go a bit further. Committing a sacrament is not only a lot less stressful, it is infinitely joyful.
Here's what the book of Proverbs, chapter 5, has been saying all along:
1 My son, to my wisdom be attentive, to my knowledge incline your ear,
2 That discretion may watch over you, and understanding may guard you.
3 The lips of an adulteress drip with honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil;
4 But in the end she is as bitter as wormwood, as sharp as a two-edged sword.
5 Her feet go down to death, to the nether world her steps attain;
17 Let your fountain be yours alone, not one shared with strangers;
18 And have joy of the wife of your youth,
19 your lovely hind, your graceful doe. Her love will invigorate you always, through her love you will flourish continually, When you lie down she will watch over you, and when you wake, she will share your concerns; wherever you turn, she will guide you.
20 Why then, my son, should you go astray for another's wife and accept the embraces of an adulteress?
21 For each man's ways are plain to the LORD'S sight; all their paths he surveys;
22 By his own iniquities the wicked man will be caught, in the meshes of his own sin he will be held fast;
23 He will die from lack of discipline, through the greatness of his folly he will be lost.