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 on his blog. "I believe he was ignorant, and not capable of distinguishing between right … Continue reading Forgiveness… Can you do it?
Image via Wikipedia Just a question…. Is it really a good idea for any one, the president, a senator or just some low level person to announce our military plans? Last night President Obama told the nation, and the world, that his is going to withdraw troupes from Afghanistan. Is this really a smart thing … Continue reading Sometimes we just don’t need to know
Cover via Amazon The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, a book by Kevin R. C. Gutzman, J.D., Ph.D. I have just finished this 221 page review of Constitutional Law (Or lack of). Mr. Gutzman takes you from the writing of the document to present day, showing the abuse and out right contempt for the … Continue reading The Constitution: A Review
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 depriving ourselves, we are reminded of our mortality yet we are to be preparing for … Continue reading Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?
Image via Wikipedia The summer seems to be going by so fast, it is already the end of July, were did the days go? As a Catholic/Christian I am faced with many conflicts with my feelings and my faith. And this summer I have had to confront a few. Both being on the same thing. … Continue reading Simon Peter offers us our best hope
IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to … Continue reading God Bless America
Image via Wikipedia I am sure as Catholics you have heard the phrase “Offer it up” as in offer up all your pain and suffering to Jesus. I know I have heard it and to me it often sounds like “Suck it up” a phrase we often times tell our kids when they get hut … Continue reading Love becoming Loving
Image by Getty Images via Daylife Today is a day I wish I was home, I don’t feel to well, I am getting sick. And of course today is also a day I have to teach for 8 hours… 6 of those 8 hours are pure lecture… What joy. I love teaching, I get a … Continue reading Did Jesus get sick
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. Oscar Wilde Source: http://quotes4all.net/quote_578.html [Powered by QuotesPlugin v1.0 for Windows Live Writer] Forgiveness is a powerful act. The quote above takes a humorous look at it, but truth be told, forgiveness is powerful. And that is way it is most likely a very … Continue reading Forgiveness
Image via Wikipedia "Mandatum novum do vobis ut diligatis invicem sicut dilexi vos" ("A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you"), the statement by Jesus in the Gospel of John (13:34) by which Jesus explained to the Apostles the significance of his action of washing their … Continue reading Wash all of me