Can Human Free Will and Divine Predestination Both be True? : The Integrated Catholic Life™

A good read... Denying human free will, on the other hand, would cut out something immediately essential to the Christian life: personal responsibility. If I am a robot, even a divinely programmed robot, my life no longer has the drama of real choice and turns into a formula, the unrolling of a pre-written script. God … Continue reading Can Human Free Will and Divine Predestination Both be True? : The Integrated Catholic Life™

Freewill Offerning

Freewill, a word we hear a lot of, some Christians believe it and others do not. We as Catholics must, it is part of our basic faith, it is the foundation of the faith. So what is freewill? It is our ability, as human beings, creates in the likeness of God, to FREELY CHOOSE our … Continue reading Freewill Offerning

Three words to a deeper faith

Connection...Collaboration….Co-creating…. Three words that will bring you closer to God, three words that very well could change your life.  We all wish for a deeper relationship with God, we all want that personal relationship with Jesus. But in truth how do we achieve this? What do we need and where do we start? Connection, this … Continue reading Three words to a deeper faith

The Fog

My mind is in a fog today, it seems to be wrapped up in a thick blanket of fog, and the more I struggle to get out of it, the thicker it gets. It was that way yesterday also, everyone keeps telling me it’s the weather, and it may be. But whatever it is, it … Continue reading The Fog

Breath of Life

To each of us a precious gift was given, everyone reading this blog is using the gift, but not all may appreciate it. Some may squander it, and others my neglect it, dome may celebrate it and a few will disregard it. Gifts are always a delight, who doesn’t want to receive a gift? We … Continue reading Breath of Life

Weather Patterns

To each of us one day can be a thousand different things. Each gust of wind can move us in different and new directions; each flower we see will touch us in differently.  The world offers us different experiences, many ways to see the same thing, and many ways to live our life out.   … Continue reading Weather Patterns

We all have circumstances

"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them." - George Bernard Shaw               … Continue reading We all have circumstances

I fell

Yesterday I tried to express an idea, a concept on faith. I did a very poor job, I knew that as soon as I posted it, but I want to post a blog everyday if I can, be it good or be it bad. And yesterdays was bad! I like the idea of where I … Continue reading I fell

Authentic Freedom

Authentic freedom does not meant doing what you want when you want to whom you want, but rather it means, understand who you are, and that you are not alone here.   All too often we think of freedom as a free for all. But freedom does not mean that, in any way shape or … Continue reading Authentic Freedom

It's God's fault

Snow! Snow! Snow! Well its March 28th and God has seen fit to send snow to Michigan again! Ever notice how people will blame God for things, I mean really do you think God is sitting in heaven saying, "Hmmmm, I think I will send snow to Michigan today, just to mess with Paul". I … Continue reading It's God's fault