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The lost Art of Debate

John Dickerson of CBS News offered a commentary this morning [Sept. 7th] on the The Lost Art of Debate in public discourse and human communication.  Instead of discussing different ideas and opposing view points, the civility seems to have given way to … Continue reading

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The Reformation of 2018

The “McCarrick Scandal”, the Pennsylvania Report, and the internecine writings of Cardinal Vigano  have made anger, questions, and disappointment tangible once again.  The secrets of the Church are no longer secret — but the stuff of national news reports. The … Continue reading

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Prepared?

If I asked you if you were prepared, I would expect you to ask me for what? Clearly, the message of this 2nd Sunday of Advent is that we are to be prepared — and that God sent — and … Continue reading

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How to “DO” Advent

The good news:  From my viewpoint, there is no wrong way to DO advent! I know there are many people who believe that Advent is Advent — it is a time of preparing for Christmas.  AND, Christmas does not begin … Continue reading

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To the One — You are the WORLD!

To the world, you are but one.  But, to the ONE, you are the World! I may have heard this saying before, but the first time that it “stuck in my head” was about six years ago — our Charter … Continue reading

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Buried Talent – Buried Treasure

God, the giver of all talent(s), expects something from us — God expects a return on the investment made in us. Talents are given to us to be used — to be used not merely for our own benefit – … Continue reading

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Preparing for the un-thinkable

How do members of a Church prepare for a crazed gunman with an assault rifle to walk into their worship service and to kill 26 people? How does a husband/wife prepare for the day when their spouse tells them that … Continue reading

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