Whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.  Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Virgin and Martyr (Optional Memorial) Do you tend to shrink back when you read these words?   You’re not alone.   Denying oneself, taking up one’s cross, losing one’s life—it can sound, well, just too difficult. And yet we need to remember that it is God who is asking this of us—and he is someone...