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Slow Down

He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’  This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall … Continue reading

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A Valuable Lesson

Charles Krauthammer is an American syndicated columnist, author, political commentator, and former physician whose weekly column was syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide. In August 2017, he stopped writing his column and being a commentator on Fox News, due … Continue reading

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A Deadly Trend

In 2006 I wrote a letter to the editor which appeared in my local newspaper. The Title was ” ‘Code’ is a choice.” What follows is an excerpt from that letter: “Ben Hur” (1959) a film based on the novel “Ben Hur: A Tale Of The … Continue reading

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What I Have Done

Cain Murders Abel In the course of time Cain brought to the Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground,  and Abel for his part brought of the firstlings of his flock, their fat portions. And the Lord had … Continue reading

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A Saint Valentine’s Day Story

“The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.” – G.K. Chesterton The Cardinal is one of the most popular birds. It is the official bird of as many as seven eastern states. It has extended … Continue reading

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Death By Any Other Name

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” is a popular reference to William Shakespear’s play Romeo and Juliet, in which Juliet seems to argue that it does not matter that Romeo is from her family’s rival house … Continue reading

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Kate

“However, so that we do not offend them, go to the sea and throw in a hook, and take the first fish that comes up; and when you open its mouth, you will find a shekel. Take that and give … Continue reading

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How Have We Lost Our Touch?

“I will tell you how I failed once. I’ve failed many times, but this instance was notable. I was visiting lepers in Biluba, Africa. I had with me 500 silver crucifixes about two inches high. I intended to give each … Continue reading

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A Moment of Silence

My first experience with Political Correctness (PC) was as a middle school student in the early 1960’s. One morning in home room when we rose from our seats for prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance, we were instead asked to … Continue reading

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CCC: Comprehensive, Cohesive, Certain

In considering the following sets of initials, GPS and CCC, I dare say that most Catholics can recognize and expand more on the first set than on the second. Each set has one thing in common; both guide us to a desired destination. GPS … Continue reading

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