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Tag: Gospels

The Value of Almost Losing My Vision

June 14, AD 2017 0 Comments
The Value of Almost Losing My Vision

I just went through a difficult time. As I sat there closing one eye, then opening it while closing the other, going back and forth looking through each one, I thought that maybe the reason why there seemed to be a dark blotch covering half the view of my left eye was because I was […]

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5 Ways to Imitate Christ

September 2, AD 2015 0 Comments
5 Ways to Imitate Christ

In St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians, he exhorts his readers to be imitators of God. I venture to say that St. Paul exhorts us to imitate Christ, who is God. After all, Paul had the encounter with the Risen Lord on the road to Damascus, which changed his life forever. How do we begin […]

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The Virgin Mary as Harbinger and Echoer

February 2, AD 2014 2 Comments
The Virgin Mary as Harbinger and Echoer

This topic is one that has been the subject of much reflection for me over the past several months after having read Chiara Lubich’s “Mary, the Transparency of God.” Unfortunately I do not have her text in front of me as I write this reflection because at present I am in the midst of a […]

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Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin (pt 1): Hating Where We Ought to Hate

September 12, AD 2013 21 Comments
Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin (pt 1): Hating Where We Ought to Hate

“There are things which rightfully we ought to fear, if we are to enjoy and dignity as men. When, in an age of smugness and softness, fear has been pushed temporarily into the dark corners of personality and society, then soon the gods of the copybook headings with fire and slaughter return. To fear to […]

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