Category Archives: irony

Good Friday

   “When he had received the drink, Jesus said, ‘It is finished.’ With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.” (John 19:30)   “I went down into the countries, underneath the earth, to the peoples of the … Continue reading

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Of Light And Shadows

  When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” – John 8:12 When we face the sun the … Continue reading

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The Lenten Jouney Ends At the Cross

Unlike we, Christ came into the world not to live, but to die.  For 30 years He obeyed in being raised, nurtured and educated through His parents; Mary and foster father, Joseph.  For 3 years He taught. And for 3 … Continue reading

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Lenten Repost

“And his mother said to him: Son, why hast thou done so to us? Behold thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing. And he said to them: How is it that you sought me? Did you not know, that … Continue reading

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The Patchwork

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Tradition: The Firewall Against Change.

The following is an excellent essay on how the regular observance of Christmas, as one important means, provides a protective island from the rising tide of change that will completely submerge tradition if not for the observance thereof. Belloc on … Continue reading

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Why Advent?

Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches. It is the beginning of the liturgical year in the Catholic Church, as well. It is a time of both anticipation and preparation for the celebration of the Birth of … Continue reading

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What Dreams May Come

Hamlet: “To die, to sleep–No more–and by a sleep to say we end the heartache, and the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to. ‘Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished. To die, to sleep–To sleep–perchance to dream: ay, … Continue reading

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We are born to Justice and Due Process

In 2010, research was carried out by a team led by Paul Bloom, professor of psychology at the Infant Cognition Center at Yale University in Connecticut in the US, and used the ability to differentiate between unhelpful and helpful behavior … Continue reading

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The Impeachment Clause, Fairness and Hamilton’s Warning

I spent a portion of 22 years of my professional life as an athletics coach. As a coach I had to become proficient in not only the skills, tactics and strategies of  a particular game but the rules that govern … Continue reading

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