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Monthly Archives: June 2015

It is easy to follow the crowd…

As noted previously, when searching for Truth, once you find it, there are certain duties that arise…         Seek the Truth where Truth can be found. And if you honestly search for the Truth, you will find … Continue reading

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And the list of what society will seek to redefine has endless possibilities, & unfortunate consequences…

Before one seeks to re-define, & re-make something, proper dialogue  requires one to properly & intelligently try to first understand what it is that they a re seeking to alter.  As this pertains to the society in which we live, … Continue reading

The Unique Meaning of Marriage…Can it be redefined?

Statements Made – Question that needs to be asked: Does any human have the right to redefine Marriage? – to redefine what God has ratified & blessed? – to redefine what is/& has always been considered part of the natural … Continue reading

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Indeed, how good is the Lord…

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Christianity: Belief & Action

God’s commandments are these: that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and that we love one another as he told us to. Whoever keeps his commandments lives in God and God lives in him. We know … Continue reading

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Do not be afraid…

Scripture repeatedly tells us to not be afraid… Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. (Psalm 23:4) … Continue reading

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St Thomas More

Comfort in tribulation can be secured only on the sure ground of faith – holding as true the words of Scripture and the teaching of the Catholic Church.  – St. Thomas More St. Thomas More (1478-1535) Thomas was a friend … Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day!

  Let us pray for our Fathers!    

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Are you unhappy? This might be the reason…

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When your faith is battered & shaken…

“My Faith can’t be shaken!” I have to say, the statement to the right strikes me as completely ridiculous, and a recipe for losing your Faith entirely. While it is a nice sentiment, one has only to have been a … Continue reading

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