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Tweeting the Parable of the Laborers

The defining characteristic of the social media tool Twitter is the 140 character length limitation. Twitter started on cell phones, and the old messaging systems would only accept 140 characters. Most of what we like and don’t like about Twitter … Continue reading

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I AM – the North Star

In the days before Google Maps, kids would learn how to navigate using the stars. You had to find the North Pole Star, and from that you could figure out which direction was the one you wanted to go. The … Continue reading

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Living Clean

Sobriety. The word that seemed so daunting to me 30 years ago when I first heard it. You mean people can live without alcohol? But it’s my best friend. Got sober. Worked the steps. Made amends. Helped others stay sober. … Continue reading

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The Problem of suffering…

*Note – This is from a Bible study commentary I gave last year… 9 So I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll; and he said to me, “Take it and eat; it will be … Continue reading

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Why I don’t use contraception

*  Note, this is from a talk I gave last year on Natural Family Planning. I became Catholic 21 years ago.  Converted from being an Episcopalian.   At that time, no one was talking about a war on a woman’s right … Continue reading

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Goldilocks, Lenten Aspirations and How to bring God your gifts

5 in the same way, all of us, though there are so many of us, make up one body in Christ, and as different parts we are all joined to one another. 6 Then since the gifts that we have … Continue reading

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Serenity Prayer

Was thinking recently about the serenity prayer (one of my all time favorites) and happened to find this funny and true updated version from Fr James Martin: God, grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, which … Continue reading

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