You try very hard not to judge others and in fact, it probably comes easily to see the good in others and take people as they are. But what about yourself? How do you take your own mistakes? Or lack of growth? What about your situation in life? As children of God, daily we have … More Where is your confidence?
Do you think you could summarize the Gospel but still include the vital information? I’d love to read your perspective. Here’s the second part of my try: You can find The Gospel (part 1 of 2) on the previous post. Jesus heals our mortal wound by laying down his life on the cross While the … More The Gospel (part 2 of 2)
What is the good news? Has there been a period in your life when you have tried to piece it all together? Or maybe you’ve had an “ah ha” moment with a rush of increased love and understanding. We know God wants us to seek and discover this treasure of grace that he has embedded … More The Gospel (part 1 of 2)
If you listen to a kid pray the Lord’s Prayer, it is super cute “our father who art in heaven, Howard be thy name”… until you realize that she has no idea what she is saying. Even for adults, it is easy to zip through the prayer without meaning the words because they are different … More Howard be thy name?!?… the Our Father for kids
Serendipitously, yesterday morning, I was able to go to Mass. Since I had begun writing about the various challenges to the concept of accepting everything as coming from the Will of God, it was on my mind. My buoyant spirit upon embarking this endeavor was slightly checked by a memory of the end of the … More Is Everything the Will of God? -part 2 (a slight pause for humility)
While trying to explain the “thees”, “thous” and “arts” of the Our Father, my daughter murmured something about a mailbox. “What did you say, Sweetie?” “Does God put us in an envelop and send us away from evil?” “Oh, right. The Lord said, ‘deliver us from evil.’” “Yes, deliver us. The address should say, ‘heaven’.” … More Deliver to Heaven