Category Archives: culture

A Lenten Response to Violence

Blessed are the poor in spirit,     for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn,     for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek,     for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst … Continue reading

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The End of Empire

6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. 7 Of … Continue reading

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Out of the Darkness

Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; … Continue reading

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In Times Like These

13 I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. 14 Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord. … Continue reading

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It’s Gettin’ Crucial

15 See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, 16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. Ephesians 5:15-17 (New … Continue reading

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Down The Road

Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you sit down first and figure out how much it will cost? Then you will see whether you have enough money to finish it. Luke 14:28 (New International Reader’s Version) … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2017

Tomorrow we will celebrate the 241st birthday of the United States of America.  We will have our parades, cookouts, beach trips (unless you live in New Jersey), outings, and fireworks to cap off the day.  Some of us (including me) … Continue reading

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