Archive for September 2015

Hopping Around the Altar

I spent this entire past week in Philadelphia at the World Meetings of Families. This meeting is held somewhere in the world every three years with the intent of bringing a spotlight back on the family as the most important, God ordained structure in society. There were many great speakers at this event both Catholic’s…

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All Twisted Up

“With their patience worn out by the journey, the people complained against God and Moses, ‘Why have you brought us up from Egypt to die in this desert, where there is no food or water? We are disgusted with this wretched food!” (Nm 21:5) Have you ever complained to God? Have you ever been flat…

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Who Is Number One?

St. Paul has at times been described as ambitious, bold, and even boastful. By his own admission he was arrogant. Paul asserts that he was foremost among sinners. But wait just a dog gone minute, I thought I was chief among sinners, and if you are honest with yourself I’ll bet there have been times…

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No Hurry

Are we ready to see God’s face TODAY? Are we, at this moment, living our lives like that possibility could be a reality at any minute? None of us, of course, knows the hour of our death.Tragically this stark reality was brought to our attention by the highly publicized fatal shooting in Texas. There, a…

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The Best Thing Ever

When you look back over your lifetime, there are no doubt countless good things that have happened, but have you ever asked yourself what is the BEST thing that ever happened to you? From time to time I am moved to write about the lyrics of a love song to make a point about our…

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