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today as i was going up the carpark stairs in Mydin, a man came limping down with his feet grown facing inward. I wrestled with whether or not to approach him, had way more than second or third thoughts.. 355 more words


Take it down

Jehoshaphat was a good king, following the ways of his father, Asa. He did what was pleasing in the LORD’s sight. During his reign, however, he failed to remove all the pagan shrines, and the people never fully committed themselves to follow the God of their ancestors. 90 more words


Samhain, when the veil is thin

From the seasonal acknowledgement of dying plants and animals at the Autumn Equinox, we shift our focus to life/death transition on the human plane: Samhain.  I think of this time as the Heart-of-the-Dark.  961 more words

Religion And Spirituality

Weekly Torah Commentary - Lech Lecha November 1, 2014

Breishit/Genesis 12 – 17

The opening words of this week’s reading are among the more well known Torah verses. They describe God’s call to Abram to leave his native land and to travel to a Land that the Lord will show him. 712 more words

Weekly Torah Commentary

Day 40


Be excited for our altars next week!

Celebrating Juan’s birthday with cake and tostadas!

Meeting about altars and Dia de los muertos



“Keep calm and eat a cupcake.” These are the words on the side of my coffee mug, which is filled to the brim with strong, black coffee in the middle of the day. 1,285 more words

On Altar Stones, Patient Priests, and Inquisitive Kids

At your parish, do you know which saint’s relics are contained in the main altar of your church?

Neither we nor our pastor knew the answer to this question until a recent weekday when my wife and our oldest son went to daily mass. 807 more words

Catholic Joy