Tag Archives: Graces

Because The Church Is Our Pillar Of Fire

For Christmas, we were given one of those little inspirational calendars. You know the kind. Every day you flip a page over and meet a new quote to great the day with. The person who bought ours got it from … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Son, The Guru, And The Long, Strange, Trip To Truth…

Webster Bull, my friend, and former blogging partner, has written a memoir about the long, strange, trip that brought him into the Catholic Church. Jesus knows his sheep, even if we have no idea how to respond to His call. … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Torture Occasioned By Mass At The Garden Of Gethsemane UPDATED

My wife and I have arrived home safe and sound from our pilgrimage trip to the Holy Land. While we were away these past two weeks, I haven’t read a newspaper or watched a television. Internet access was spotty, and … Continue reading

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What I Saw In Bethlehem Yesterday (A Photo Essay)

I’ll be honest with you and tell you that yesterday was a very emotional day. And when I say that, I mean emotional in a good way. There were tears, surely. But they were tears of awe, wonder, and joy. … Continue reading

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Warning: Don’t Travel To The Holy Land, For Thou Shalt Surely Die

Before getting into the meat of this short dispatch that I am typing from Jerusalem, I ask you to say a short prayer to God for the souls of  all those who have died for their faith, or due to … Continue reading

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This Thai Life Insurance Commercial “Gets” Marriage

To have and to hold, from this day forward; for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness, and in health, to love and to cherish, to death do us part. Tissue alert!

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When Spring Came, I Cut My Fig Tree Down. Then, God Took Over…

A couple of years back, I shared a post here about my love of figs and how my experience with a fig tree kinda, sorta, mirrored the parable found in Luke’s gospel. Remember it? Good times. Two seasons later, in … Continue reading

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Protesters In Baghdad: “I am Christian, Sunni, Shiite, Kurd, Mandean,Yazidi, and I am Iraqi”

ISIS thugs may attempt to kill and intimidate their way to power, but that will fail as long as folks defy them like these great souls are doing. The following story comes to us via Dina al-Shibeeb of  Al Arabiya News, … Continue reading

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The Truth About S. 2578 From A Career Politician, With An Assist From Malcolm Muggeridge and James Madison

It didn’t fail. Rebecca Hamilton, my blog neighbor, and soon to be retired Democrat pol, explains it simply, and succinctly.

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Because I Can Learn A Lot From Tim Harris

If you’re ever in Albuquerque, New Mexico, put this restaurant on top of your “must visit” list.

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