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Attentive to the Moments of Life

Posted By Post Date: April 4, 2022

They say there is a point of absolute clarity when a person is facing their own mortality. We’ve heard it all before; “Your life flashes before your eyes.” Of course, this is a moment in human life we humans regularly avoid thinking about. Our mortality isn’t something we like...

The Faith Of Abraham

Posted By Post Date: April 1, 2022

Daring to follow God’s plan for your life is an act of faith that rarely happens by accident. You have to be listening to hear His plans! So how do you develop a lifestyle that makes you attentive to God’s direction for your life? It all starts with being...

The End From The Beginning

Posted By Post Date: March 31, 2022

It is said that the greatest chess players “see” at least 4 moves ahead at all times. This is why they can anticipate their opponents’ moves and be ready for them. But most of us simply don’t think that far ahead in our lives. We clutter our moments with...

Spiritual Drunkenness

Posted By Post Date: March 30, 2022

Years ago, in my police officer days, I got assigned to the local DUI Task Force. This was a multi-jurisdictional team of officers specifically trained to combat driving under the influence and a direct result of the work of Mothers Against Drunk Driving that had formed in our community....

God’s Promise In The Rainbow

Posted By Post Date: March 29, 2022

It’s an old word, but I like it. The word “covenant” is such a significant word for we moderns precisely because we have seemed to have forgotten the power of “covenant.” Our society is gripped by hyper-individualism that seems to be intoxicated with the notion of “rights” and “privilege”...

God Meant It For Good! – Sunday’s Homily

Posted By Post Date: March 28, 2022

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The Blood of Life

Posted By Post Date: March 28, 2022

“Blood is thicker than water.” “He makes my blood boil.” We are related by blood.” So many sayings about “blood” and so many common sayings from culture to culture. It seems we humans are hard-wired to “know” the importance of the life-fluid we call blood. And yet it would...

She Said Yes – The Annunciation

Posted By Post Date: March 25, 2022

Right here during our Lenten journey, the Church brings us to one of the six feasts of the Theotokos, the Virgin Mary. And it is the Feast of the Annunciation. Of course, you know this story well. God sends the angel Gabriel to a virgin engaged to a man...

The Lord God Is My Strength and My Song

Posted By Post Date: March 24, 2022

Henry Giles said, “A song will outlive all sermons in the memory.” I believe that’s true. Several years ago I was blessed to sit at the bedside of a precious friend’s mother as she lay dying. She had been unresponsive for several days and the family was already grieving...

Eternal Truth In Advertising – Sunday’s Homily

Posted By Post Date: March 24, 2022

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