KNIGHTS OF OUR FAITH: A Short Narrative Essay (Tradwave Collection #2)

“Thus, a good man, though a slave, is free; but a wicked man, though a king, is a slave. For he serves, not one man alone, but what is worse, as many masters as he has vices.”

- St. Augustine

Good day, brothers and sisters.

In the modernization of this world, we go through our own lives doing our responsibilities and helping those who are in need of our labor. As time goes by, we slowly get demotivated to do what we like and need to do. We begin to doubt our future, fearing that it might not be bright or fruitful. We slowly forget our purpose. That is normal, and we go through those tough times. There’s nothing to be ashamed of.

We all experienced being a slave to our vices, our pleasures, our pride, our addictions, our emotions, and our way of thinking that in the end, we get lost and felt that we weren’t satisfied, enough, or worth it to be in this world. It is in our human nature to feel sadness, disappointment, pain, apathy, and the like. It is a hard knock to our doors, but the truth is that it is just the way our life works. Our life isn’t always composed of happiness, bliss, and joy and it is inevitable that we will experience the lows and downs. Our vices won’t provide long-lasting satisfaction, it’s always a short one.

We pray to God and hope that everything will go in our favor and hoping that it will all be alright. We may notice that everything seems to be filled with so much struggles that we doubt if we can even make it through. Remember, everyone, when we pray to God for a good life and a good future, God will bring tests and obstacles that we have to break through. He doesn’t want us to suffer, He wants us to be strong and wise.

Okay, but what if you won’t do anything about your problems, your struggles, and your doubts? Do you just let it all happen and rely on God’s hand to shove it all away? He won’t. He won’t help you unless you help yourself. Please, do something about what you are going through and contemplate on it. Think about why it happened and what you can do about it. There are no flowers in a barren land, my brothers and sisters. Pray and work yourself that you may get rid of your own vices and problems in your life.

Temptations and sin may be strong, but our faith must be stronger, and hope be the strongest. So, pray and work. Never be idle and letting our vices and struggles consume us. Become strong and tame like the knights. Wield your swords and defend yourselves, and may God grant you the strength to hold onto that sword firmly.

Related media: Adoration of the Cross — Da Pacem, Domine (performed by CIRMA/ Ensemble Organum lead by Mr. Marcel Pérès and sung by ONEFAITHLOVE)

https://youtu.be/Zjt5oCmPvPo

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