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Share the Wealth


There are a few things on my mind that I thought I would talk about today, its been sometime between my posting, but I though I would give it a shot today. Why the break? I really don’t know, I … Continue reading

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Did Jesus set us up for Failure?


  Jesus H. Christ (Photo credit: angelofsweetbitter2009) “I give you a new commandment: Love one another as I have loved you.” (John 13:34) Jesus, after washing the feet of His friends, gave the commandment to love one another as he … Continue reading

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What is your Focus this Lent?


Image via Wikipedia                         Were is your focus this Lent? On you or on Jesus. Lent is not about us, it is not about self-improvement, it is about Jesus, … Continue reading

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Attitude, you got one?


The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. ~William James (1842 – 1910) Attitude…. What a powerful word. manner, disposition, feeling, position, etc., with regard to a … Continue reading

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Questions of Force and Faith


The death of 15-year-old Jaime Gonzalez has shaken this neighborhood along the U.S.-Mexico border, where parents already burdened by economic woes and street gangs are now faced with explaining the tragedy to their children. Making it especially hard: It remains … Continue reading

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Forgiveness… Can you do it?


Image via Wikipedia The only survivor of white supremacist Mark Stroman’s bloody rampage after Sept 11, 2001 is asking that his attacker be spared the death penalty Wednesday for his crimes…. …I forgave Mark Stroman many years ago," he writes … Continue reading

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Can Humans ever be perfect?


Image via Wikipedia Change Your Life   I think it is ok to allow yourself to make mistakes. Making them often helps teach us what is right. Trying to be perfect leads to perfectionism which most people agree is not … Continue reading

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Doctor Death is dead…


Image via Wikipedia Over the weekend we had a death of a celebrity in the Detroit area. He is well known through out the country, and I am sure, the world. Dr. Jack Kevorkian, or Doctor Death, as he is … Continue reading

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Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/lent-2011-are-you-ready-for-it/ Image via Wikipedia With Lent here, it’s a good time to ask the question, “Are you ready for it?” or an even better question, “Do you understand it?” Lent is a complex time in the Church year, we are … Continue reading

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A Community of Friends


Image via Wikipedia As part of my job, my 9 to 5 job, the one that pays my bills, I get to travel the world. I love that aspect of my job, I love going to new places. Not only … Continue reading

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