Tag Archives: Parables

Joe Six-Pack’s Year Of Mercy Art Suggestions (Not That I Was Consulted)

It’s probably too late, because what’s done is done. But if there is one thing that Catholics have in common with Marines it’s this: we aren’t happy unless we’re bitching about something. So yeah, that playing card inspired logo for … Continue reading

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“The Kingdom of Heaven is like an investment that everyone wants to buy, but no one wants to hold.”

Put your Bibles down, folks, because Jesus never said that. It’s just a thought that popped into my head while I was reviewing the results of the last five years of my retirement account. The seed of the thought was … Continue reading

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Remember the Parable of the Barren Fig Tree? True Story.

Our fig tree has a bumper crop in  store for us this year. The first fruits of the harvest are in and they are very tasty. It’s time to buy some prosciutto and blue cheese, make more jam, etc. While … Continue reading

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To Season Well, Be Just Enough Yeast, And Not Blind Others (Living the Faith)

The other day, someone wrote me that the most dangerous idea they could imagine is a Christian living out their faith. They mentioned something about this being against “dependence on the spirit,” whatever that means.

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Because Jesus is the Unjust Steward

This first ran back in September, 2010 during the Feast of Our Lady of La Salette. I think it deserves another look… —Feast of Our Lady of La Salette Today I heard the best explanation of the parable of the … Continue reading

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