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Five Hard Truths That Will Set You Free

July 11, 2017 15 Comments
Five Hard Truths That Will Set You Free

I have received many requests to republish a post from several years ago. The following five truths from that essay are indeed hard. They rock our world and stab at the heart of some of our most cherished modern notions. If they can be accepted for the truth they convey, however, they bring great peace. […]

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Stop Yoking Around – A Homily for the 14th Sunday of the Year

July 8, 2017 5 Comments
Stop Yoking Around – A Homily for the 14th Sunday of the Year

We in the West live in a place and at a time in which almost every burden of manual labor has been eliminated. Not only that, but creature comforts abound. Everything from air conditioning to hair conditioning, from fast food to high speed internet, from to indoor plumbing to outdoor grilling, from instant computer downloads […]

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God Never Forgets – As Seen in a Commercial

June 30, 2017 0 Comments
God Never Forgets – As Seen in a Commercial

There’s something about the commercial below that reminds me of this Scripture passage: As for man, his days are like grass; he flourishes like a flower of the field; for the wind passes over it, and he is gone, and his place knows him no more. but the steadfast love of the Lord is from […]

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To Stand Up for Life is to Experience Life!

January 24, 2011 0 Comments

If you have ever had the exciting privilege of being in Washington for the Pro-Life March you how true it is that  you always leave exhausted, but more alive than you came. The Pro-life March, for a Catholic especially, is really more than just the March, it is  a series of activities. In the days immediately […]

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The Mystery of God’s Children in a Thousand Points of Light

April 22, 2010 5 Comments

In the video below you will see a visual representation of Worldwide Airline Traffic in a 24 hour period. Each plane is represented by a small dot of yellow light. As you view the video consider some of the following: Every dot is a plane that carries hundreds of people. Each individual has a story. […]

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A Biblical Meditation on Old Age

December 18, 2009 21 Comments

One of the more beautiful passages in the Old Testament is the 12th Chapter of Ecclesiastes. It is a melancholy but soulful meditation on old age. It’s poetic imagery is masterful as it draws from the increasingly difficult effects of old age such as hearing loss, fading eyesight, difficulty walking, digestive issues, even gray hair. […]

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The Miracle of Life

July 23, 2009 0 Comments

Spread the Word. Deep inside we all know that this is a baby and that abortion is wrong. Deep inside, beneath all the rationalizations, everyone knows. Behold in this video the miarcle of life.

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