Category Archives: Love

Why we should meditate on these things

Why is it that we prefer bad news to good news? (If you doubt this, just watch the news!) Why do we tend to think the worst of people when we hear a tale instead of thinking the best of … Continue reading

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Will you be My valentine?

“Several martyrdom stories associated with the various Valentines that were connected to February 14 were added to later martyrologies, including a popular hagiographical account of Saint Valentine of Rome [martyred 269 AD] which indicated he was imprisoned for performing weddings for … Continue reading

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I will build my life upon Your love (Housefires)

Today is my birthday. I was introduced to this planet 61 years ago (on a Sunday). And like everybody else, spent the rest of my time trying to figure out why I’m here. After about 45 years of wandering and … Continue reading

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About ideology, demagoguery, and contemplation

This recent video from John Crowder is not really about Trump, American politics, immigration, antichrists, or whatever we think we should be for or against. It’s about something far more important, and it pretty much sums up my own thoughts. Regardless of what you think of … Continue reading

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What IS so funny ’bout peace, love, and understanding?

We’re most certainly living in troubled times…with terrorist threats, violent civil unrest, and deeply divided polarization on issues. But this is exactly when Jesus’s Church should shine the brightest, rather than being part of the problem. But the only way we’re going to … Continue reading

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Leaving religion to follow Christ – Part four

When Jesus told the people of Galilee to “repent” (change your mindset) for the kingdom of God is here (Mark 1:15), He was talking to people who already obeyed the Law, so He wasn’t telling them to start behaving themselves. He was … Continue reading

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Leaving religion to follow Christ – Part three

Who told Cain and Abel to offer a sacrifice? And why did God regard Abel’s sacrifice and not Cain’s? Was it the nature of the sacrifice, or was it about the nature of offerer’s heart? And what does this have to do … Continue reading

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