Monthly Archives: November 2013

In anticipation of the true Knight in Shining Armor!!

Ok, I promised a tale about why all Christian countries have hero tales, almost uniquely male savior themes.  I then realized that I sold God short.  Paul states:  “For the invisible things of him (God), from the creation of the … Continue reading

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I must confess…

I was recently involved in a discussion regarding contrition. The thesis posited was: When Jesus forgave he didn’t ask any questions. He merely told the recipient to go and sin no more. Therefore, the idea of contrition is a later … Continue reading

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I’m just a Girl

So I read a blog wherein a woman states that her husband is not her soul mate, but that is cool because soul mates don’t exist. This was shortly after reading an article about Mercy Academy’s anti-fairy tale campaign. At … Continue reading

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Who is this woman? Who?

The history of the Church is full of symbolism and she herself is referred to as many things:  body, bride, temple, triumphant, militant, suffering; however, my personal favorite image of the Church is the pregnant woman, because she encompasses all these things. … Continue reading

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

World religion classes at the college level are pretty much expected across the board.  I was always struck by how many similarities religions have.  It was, of course, later in life that it occurred to me that this was by design.  … Continue reading

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Killing Me Softly

The Pope elaborated on the concept quoting from the first letter of St. John 3, 15 in which he says: “He who hates his brother is a murderer”. We are used to gossip – he continued – “but how many … Continue reading

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