While we should all work on overcoming our individual weaknesses and sins, we must also be willing to accept Jesus' sacrifice, made on our behalf.
Here on earth, it's the "Fall" season, and last night we were reminded of that fact with the now-annual modern rite of the "Fall Back" act of turning clocks back one hour in a return to standard time from daylight savings time.But those are not what we're going to talk about here in reference to … Continue reading The Fall
Sunday Sermon: Two things about bad things
There are two things that we can absolutely say with certainty about bad things: they will happen to good people, and good people will do them.The questions that all who want to believe in a loving, benevolent, saving God ask at some point in their lives often revolve around these two ideas. Those questions, of … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: Two things about bad things
Apparently there are many Christians out there who, even after participating in the Catholic sacramental process of confession and reconciliation, find that they continue to worry about past sins for years after they have confessed them. The fact for many people is that the Lord forgives more easily than we can forgive ourselves.In the New … Continue reading Forgive yourself
It's Sunday once again, so time for the weekly spirituality/religious topic. I hope that you got yourself to Church today. If not, if it's not too late, turn off your computer and get there. But that was last week's topic, let's move on to the new one. Not the usual subject of conversations, I have … Continue reading Baptism 9-1-1