Monthly Archives: September 2012

Who OWNS the Spirit?

The late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin was, in my opinion, one of the finest Church-men of my lifetime.  He was humble and he was strong.  He was an articulate speaker and a concerned listener.  His death of pancreatic cancer took him … Continue reading

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Controlling our desire to dominate

The Epistle of St. James is so clear, direct, and practical.  Last week we heard:  faith without works is dead. This week we hear [James 3:16-4:3]: Beloved:  Where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every foul practice. … Continue reading

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And Jesus asks: Do you REALLY believe in me?

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF was one of the first musicals I can ever remember attending.  And, the song, “Do you love me?” is part of the musical that remains part of my remembrance.  It was a dialogue between Tevye and his … Continue reading

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To hear or not to hear

Do you remember the first time(s) that you met someone who could not hear? For me, this came when on visits to my grandparents’ home in Natchez, MS.  Living next door to my grandparents was a couple who could not … Continue reading

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