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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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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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Old Glory

“If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother. But if he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, … Continue reading

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Division

                                                                                                        Division is defined as  disagreement between two or more groups, typically producing tension or hostility. A synonym for division is separation. The middle photo above depicts division that, all to often, degenerates into evil hateful acts of violence. The photo … Continue reading

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The Come-Back

A come-back is defined as a return. Set during the Great Depression, the film “Seabiscuit” is a tale of three lost men–Johnny “Red” Pollard, a young man whose spirit has been broken; Charles Howard, a millionaire who lost everything; and Tom … Continue reading

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Fear of Change

When he arrived at the other side in the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men coming from the tombs met him. They were so violent that no one could pass that way. “What do you want with us, Son … Continue reading

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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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