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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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View Of Things From The Common Man

Impeachment is defined as the action of calling into question the integrity or validity of something. The impeachment effort that is in our current events of 2019, or actually since the Inauguration of President Trump because 64 Democrat Congressmen and … Continue reading

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Relentless Pursuer of the Restless Heart

“for where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21 Why is our conversation so conflict laden? Why do we accuse one another rather than listen with a rational open  mind? All compromise and reason is … Continue reading

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Purging Doubt

“Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe.” – John 20:27 The city of Lanciano, founded long before Christianity, was first called Anxanum. Its present … Continue reading

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God’s Choice and America

The choice before God in creating the world lay between creating a purely mechanical universe, peopled by automatons, or creating a spiritual universe in which there would be a choice of good and evil. What was the condition then of … Continue reading

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Reconciled

There once was a preacher who would bring the Word of God from town to town. He was called the “Train Preacher,” because he would travel by train to evangelize. And at each stop along the way he would preach … Continue reading

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On Giving

     Go break to the needy sweet charity’s bread; “For giving is living, and living is giving” the angel said.” And must I be giving again and again?” My peevish and pitiless answer ran. “Oh no,” said the angel, piercing … Continue reading

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Are We What We Eat?

This is the bread which comes down from heaven, that a man may eat of it and not die.  I am the living bread which came down from heaven; if any one eats of this bread, he will live for … Continue reading

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Something Strong Inside -revisited

Something Strong Inside April 11, 2012 I recently heard a story of a little girl who was playing with her inflatable “Bop bag” toy. Each time she struck the toy it would head to the floor, only to rebound to the … Continue reading

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