Category Archives: freedom

How Important is any one of us?

“…but the very hairs of your head are all numbered.” – Matthew 10:30 As I gaze out my window on a pleasant spring-like day, I find myself focused on our lawn. Not on the entire lawn, but on a particular blade … Continue reading

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Humility to Humor to True Humanness

“It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.” – G.K. Chesterton Humor is a grace from God that makes the unapproachable approachable. All classes, races, political partisans and religious sects can have one thing in common; a … Continue reading

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Why Identify with the Stations

The Stations of the Cross are a 14-step Catholic devotion that commemorates Jesus Christ’s last day on Earth as a man. The 14 devotions, or stations, focus on specific events of His last day, beginning with His condemnation. The stations … Continue reading

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The Decline

This silver crucifix that I wear, I wear in reparation. I was in a Jewish jewelry store one day in New York, where I had known the jeweler for twenty to twenty-five years. He said to me, “I have some … Continue reading

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All Things Made New

And the one who was seated on the throne said, “See, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this, for these words are trustworthy and true.” – Revelations 21:5 The Conversion of Saul Meanwhile Saul, still breathing … Continue reading

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Liberty

“The man of the true religious tradition understands two things: liberty and obedience. The first means knowing what you really want. The second means knowing what you really trust.” – G.K. Chesterton “Liberty correctly understood is the right to choose … Continue reading

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Christmas: God Comes To Man

What follows is an adaptation from a previous Christmas post. “And though no man knew it, the hour was near which was to end and to fulfill all things; and though no man heard it, there was one far-off cry in an unknown … Continue reading

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