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Lenten Reflection 3

And so Jesus went to John who was baptizing in the river of Jordan and asked John to baptize Him as well, John was reluctant for baptism is to wash away sin and how could he baptize the One who precedes him, One who has no sin, yet Jesus insisted… … 285 more words


Blog 7: Where I hear the phrase: Kingdom of Heaven

The funny thing is that I seem to have always heard the word “repent”. And, as I said in an earlier blog, I don’t get why this is a strange or shocking notion even for folks back then. 353 more words

Bible Study

This is what its all about! An Easter reflection.

This is what it’s about!

With so many readings available for Sunday’s gospel alone (to say nothing of the vigil) I will need to do something a little different this week instead of the gospel reflection. 654 more words



“Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other. Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.” 9 more words


Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana, by Anne Rice

This 2008 novel by the author is her second novel about the life of Jesus. It is narrated by Jesus himself, who is now 30 years old. 1,864 more words

Literary Reviews

He Must Increase, But I Must Decrease

After Malachi, the people of Israel had to wait for over 400 years till they got their next prophet – John the Baptist. John the Baptist can be considered as the last of the Old Testament prophets since he heralded a new era by introducing Jesus Christ – “The Savior” to the world. 550 more words