2020 - a year no one will forget! We have been inundated for months with “facts” about the virus and the protests. The hatred that seems to be growing daily on every side, no matter what the argument is about, is deafening. That can be frightening…but…we must remember that fear is the ultimate goal of … Continue reading Love or Hate – A Moment-by-Moment Choice
What if Good Friday was cancelled like all other “big events”? The need to manage crowd control during this time would take priority. Well then, Holy Saturday would be cancelled too. Even if you spent that day alone in your Upper Room, there would be nothing to wait for. And then, of course, no need … Continue reading What if Good Friday was Cancelled?
A different Easter
Coronavirus. We were made for such a time as this.
“The way to feel good is to do good.” Jon Bon Jovi
Oops. Did you just spit your coffee on that new white shirt? Sorry. My bad. While you’re cleaning up there and before I go any further, I think a disclaimer may be in order. Everything I say about God, aside from my own personal experience, is my humble opinion and has no basis in fact. … Continue reading You are NOT Going to Heaven
Where did we ever get the notion that the narrow definition of religion was going to get us anywhere meaningful?
This has been a very long week for me. I received six homeless calls. Which has seriously interrupted my New Year’s Resolution planning! Now I’m two weeks into the new year and haven’t committed to anything! Statistically, I only have a few more weeks before I give up. According to U.S. News, “approximately 80% of … Continue reading My New Year’s Resolution
The tomb was empty. He was gone. Mary cried out in anguish, “What have they done with him?” The response was not comforting to her, “He’s not here”. It wasn’t what the other disciples wanted to hear either. They didn’t believe her. As Catholics, we are still in the midst of our most holy Easter … Continue reading New Eyes to See
LOVE I Said I Loved You, But I Lied Often the words, ‘I love you” are just that - words. If I am married I feel obligated to tell my spouse. If I have children or parents, I should tell them, at least sometimes, maybe Christmas is enough, or Christmas and birthdays. Maybe I could … Continue reading The Fruits of the Spirit