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"Turn the other cheek" and ideology of suicide

In Jurassic Park book, dr. Malcolm states that “large predators such as lions and tigers are not born man-eaters. (…) These animals must learn somewhere along the way that human beings are easy to kill. 685 more words

It's not about the slap

If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Luke 6:29… 1,020 more words

Liturgical Year

The Bigger Person

I recently had an encounter with a woman who is obviously bitter and stuck on a series of events that occurred nearly 12 years ago. Her demeanor towards my husband and I on a day that was suppose to be nothing but sheer joy was just down right inappropriate! 431 more words

Spiritual Awareness

A Response to the Orlando Massacre

“Put your sword back into its place; for all who take the sword will perish by the sword.” Jesus

Another mass shooting, another record broken for innocent lives snuffed out, more prayers and tears and hand wringing. 782 more words

Faith And Values

Black and White

Black and white: (adj) clearly defined opposing principles or issues.

You can always stimulate a debate by posing the question of whether there actually are things that are black and white–in other words, ideas which are either solely good or massively evil. 173 more words

B Words

Lambs in the Midst of Wolves

At first sight . . . the Kingdom seems impossible and the world way the reasonable and workable way. Jesus, knowing that men would feel that his way is impossible says: “I send you as lambs in the midst of wolves.” It looks as thought the principles of Jesus have about as much chance of success as lambs have of getting through a pack of wolves. 114 more words

Love

How to love and be loved when you are facing hardship

Are you going through a hard time?  How are you handling it?

Some of you have seen The Passion of the Christ which vividly portrays the Roman flogging of Jesus just before they crucified him.  1,097 more words