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Smell That?

How do you mark a date? A milestone? Celebrate a birth, graduation, wedding, anniversary, birthday? A day, how about a year, to quote a line from the musical Rent, five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes… for me that is times three! 1,115 more words


Strengthened in Listening

“The Christian’s life is a life of faith, founded on the word of God and nourished by it. In the trials of life and in every temptation, the secret of victory lies in listening to the word of truth and rejecting with determination falsehood and evil.

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Pope Benedict XVI”s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 138

Psalm 138
Judaic hymn of thanksgiving

1. Psalm 138, the hymn of thanksgiving that we have just heard, attributed by the Judaic tradition to the patronage of David although it probably came into being in a later epoch, opens with a personal hymn by the person praying. 878 more words



       The difference between the Pope and some  bosses. . . the Pope only expects you to kiss his ring.

Thanks Carla.

Ray Visotski

Fabulous Fridays: #52 Lists Project

Hey Everyone!

This week’s list tells us to list the happiest moments of our lives. According to the author, “sometimes it’s easy to forget all of the wonderful things that have happened in our lives.” This list is a good way to remind us that we really have had a wonderful life! 184 more words

Fabulous Fridays

Respect and the Mission of God

Devotional/Discussion Thought of the day:

13  No one can hurt you if you are determined to do only what is right; 14  and blessed are you if you have to suffer for being upright. 909 more words



Frauenkirche is a large church.  Very large.  So large that when you come up on it and you want to take a picture, you can’t get the whole building in your lens. 426 more words