Image via Wikipedia The Parable of the Sower 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them … Continue reading Sowing: A Lenten Reflection
Naked: A Lenten Reflection
Image via Wikipedia 8 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden. 9 But the LORD God called to the man, “Where are you?” … Continue reading Naked: A Lenten Reflection
American Catholic Council hits Detroit and Archbishop Allen Vigneron hits back
This past weekend was an exciting time in Detroit for Catholics. The city was host to the American Catholic Council (Read here). Now let me be clear, this is a dissident group, they are Catholic only by name, and I do not support them and anyway. So, you may be asking yourself, why than, was … Continue reading American Catholic Council hits Detroit and Archbishop Allen Vigneron hits back
Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?
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I am a Sinner, this much I know
Image via Wikipedia I am a sinner in need of a conversion. A deep spiritual conversion. I need to feel the spirit of God racing through my vein's, I need to hear the soft whisper of the Holy Spirit within my being and I need to experience the crucifixion of our Lord daily. This is … Continue reading I am a Sinner, this much I know
The gift of grudge
With Mothers Day upon us, it is time to reflect on our mother, both earthly and those that are no longer with us. The other day I posted a blog about having parents, or better yet, the blog was tong in cheek about needing to prove I had parents on my birth certificate. But it … Continue reading The gift of grudge
Stand or Kneel
Yesterday at after our Easter dinner the discussion of the different Parishes that we attend came up and the different practices at each. The Parish I now attend kneels after the reception of Communion until the priest is finished cleaning the vessels and is seated himself. The Parish my friend attends Stands during Communion and … Continue reading Stand or Kneel
Knight’s and the net
The other day I wrote a blog concerning a TV program I watched about the Knight Templar’s. The basic idea of what I was writing was the fact that the TV show spent 10 to 20 minutes talking about how mean and evil the Knights were, yet gave just a fleeting mention to the fact … Continue reading Knight’s and the net
We all have put things off, told ourselves that it could wait. I did that with my gardens this year, its not like my weekends have not been booked, I have been working my butt off all summer, just not on my gardens. So today after work I started the process of weeding my gardens, … Continue reading Weeds