Psalm 4

“Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness!
You have relieved me in my distress;
Have mercy on me, and hear my prayer. 122 more words


Too Many Corpses

Tender blossoms thinking generously alongside a boulder,
hard and resistant to someone’s love.
Just like in life, people can be the same way as they…

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Christian Faith

Wouldn't it be Nice?

I really do get tired of hearing about all of the bad news floating around today. Sometimes I find myself just searching for something good. Tuning into stories where they are highlighting acts of kindness or finding stories of paying it forward. 641 more words

Christian Faith

In Order To Fight Evil, One Must Recognize It

A few years ago there was a particularly horrifying kitten-burning incident involving a barbecue grill and, astonishingly, a video camera. That sordid episode took place far from the place where I work, yet the paper’s editorial board nonetheless felt compelled to editorialize on the subject.

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Christian Faith

What If? (sermon 3/1/15)

Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” And they answered him, “John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets.” He asked them, “But who do you say that I am?” Peter answered him, “You are the Messiah.” And he sternly ordered them not to tell anyone about him. 1,830 more words


Nothing defiled can enter the presence of God.

So – how do we get there? All of us are defiled to some degree.

Catholic teaching is that we do so after going through a purification process.  92 more words


Write with Moral Direction

A persistent theme in writing and drama is the battle between good and evil as it works out in human decisions about doing the right thing or the wrong thing. 895 more words

Craftsmanship Of Writing