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Being Intentional in Life's Roles

A long while back, I’d written about my individual parenting philosophy. It was a piece designed to inspire other parents to assess their own philosophy, which would hopefully help someone recognize their personal end-game as a parent. 902 more words


Lenten Meditation 32: The Parable of the Prodigal Son

1. St. Luke writes (chap, xv.) that an ungrateful son, disdaining to remain in subjection to his father, went one day to demand from him his inheritance, that he might live as he pleased; and having obtained it, turned his back upon his father and went his way to live in vice in a far distant country. 433 more words


Useful Temptations

Cardinal Manning explains that “all the manifold temptations of life are used by God for these two purposes: first, to try us, as I have said, and to increase our merit, and therefore our reward; and secondly, to sanctify the soul—out of the very temptations themselves God creates the discipline of sanctification.” 322 more words


Welcome to the Weekend Roundup! - News & Views - 3/17/18

The “Wonder Woman” actress offended the disabled community with her non-PC comment about the recently deceased Hawking now being “free from physical constraints.” But it’s totally irrational for people to use these tritely sympathetic sayings in regards to Hawking because he was a crusading atheist who preached complete non-existence after death. 482 more words


The Death of Jesus

Reflections on Each of the Seven Dolors of Mary
On the Fifth Dolor, Of the Death of Jesus

We have to admire a new sort of martyrdom, a mother condemned to see an in nocent son, whom she loved with all the affection of her heart, put to death before her eyes, by the most barbarous tortures. 428 more words


Highway cut after serious crash

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MOTORISTS are being urged to avoid the Burnett Highway at Booubyjan following horror car crash this morning that\u2019s left one patient with serious injuries. 2,825 more words


Happy St Patrick's Day

I decided to take a break from my usual friday essay on Women of history this week as tomorrow is Saint Patrick’s Day.  The Day is celebrated differently in different regions of the world, and by various people within the US.  777 more words