i have a question on mortal sin. what if your act is not wron, but your thoughts are wrong, is it moral sin?
Joe Bloggs is in the park walking his dog. he has a stick in his hand. You walk past and assume he is throwing sticks for the dog, and all is well.
But actually Joe is throwing the sticks for his dog when he thinks of using the stick to dowse for gold and to lead him to a tree to worship the tree Gods, in case God isnt real. but then he goes back to throwing sticks for the dog and thinks no more about it.
Saturday at confession, he reviews his week. told some lies, did work, walked dog, went gym, had a beer with mates. he has forgotton the thoughts that popped into his head about dowsing for tree Gods, so he doesnt confess it.
is he in mortal sin of apostasy?