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Frustration of Thought

I often find myself frustrated, not happy and often confused. It is not because of anyone person, place or thing – in other words, nouns don’t bother me, rather it is verbs. It is the things that people say, do and think that ultimately cause my frustration, even anger, at times. We live in a… Continue reading Frustration of Thought

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Religion & Politics

Does the religion and/or moral beliefs of political candidates matter? Here in the United States we have what we call the “separation of Church and State.” Though excellent in concept, and mostly true, but when it comes to politics, it simply is not the case. In a wonderful election year, everything from a candidates religious… Continue reading Religion & Politics

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Spoilers – An Advent Reflection

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has now been released, and for the past several days all you can see on Facebook is memes and status updates remarking how no one wants and spoilers. Everyone wants to see it for themselves, everyone wants to experience it fresh and new, with only there on preconceptions. I on… Continue reading Spoilers – An Advent Reflection

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“Love the Lord your God…” – An Advent Reflection

Yesterday, my wife who home schools our children, asked me how she was supposed to explain something from my oldest child’s religion book. My daughter is in first grade, and her religion is a heavily watered down version of the Roman Catholic Catechism, and they have just started the Ten Commandments. The have just gotten… Continue reading “Love the Lord your God…” – An Advent Reflection

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Matthew 18:3 – An Advent Reflection

Matthew 18:3 – New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE) 3 and said, “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” A simple, yet mindset shattering verse. What does it mean to become like children? Obviously, theological debates and discussions can come up with many… Continue reading Matthew 18:3 – An Advent Reflection