The evil one and his works


The past week offered up some  shock and dismay, with the mess in Oslo. The more I hear about it on the news the more one has to consider what evil is going on in this world. I know many do not believe in a active devil, one that plays a part in our daily … Continue reading The evil one and his works

Unions


Image via Wikipedia The government employee unions created by PERA may be the single largest obstacle to restoring the state’s prosperity. Collective bargaining for government employees is not an inalienable right, and its practice in Michigan has added billions of dollars to the cost of government. The repeal or restructuring of PERA could resolve the … Continue reading Unions

Lessons for a Centurion


“Surely he was the Son of God!”  Matthew 27:54 The above quote is from the Gospel of Matthew. It is a simple quote, only 7 words, but the depth of the statement has sounded through-out history. It transcends time and is forever resonating in all times. Last night I read this passage, and for the … Continue reading Lessons for a Centurion

Immigration reform


Image via Wikipedia One of the many hot topics, both in politics and religion, is immigration reform. From the Arizona law to the US Catholic Bishops from the halls of Congress to the water cooler, everyone is talking about it. It is a hot topic, one that many have an opinion on and one that … Continue reading Immigration reform

This is my body


Image via Wikipedia In a soft voice, full of concern it was spoken. “This is my body”. It was spoken with a love that was felt by all and it lofted lightly in the air waiting for the soft breeze  to carry it away. Contrast that with the biting words being spoken, words that hurt … Continue reading This is my body

Lent Check list


Over the past few weeks I have been really diving in to listening to CD’s and reading books to help me deepen my spirituality. It is all in preparation to Lent, I really want to make this Lent a deeper lent than I have ever had. So I purchased some CD’s on the Catholic faith … Continue reading Lent Check list