What I Read in June

What I Read in June

This has not been the summer I had hoped it would be. It’s been busy and stressful instead of relaxing, which is why I only have five books to share for June. Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow I hate to say it but I really did not care for this book. Especially I...
By Their Fruits

By Their Fruits

“By their fruits you will know them,” we read in the Gospel.  “ . . .[E]very good tree bears good fruit, and a rotten tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a rotten tree bear good fruit.” Is a faith nurtured primarily by media slanted in one...
A Tale of Three Evangelists

A Tale of Three Evangelists

I have mentioned before that my favorite Gospel stories involve Peter, my favorite saint. I love Peter because he is relatable. He is human and makes mistakes, some bigger than others. Yet Jesus chose him to lead the Church, because of his great faith. That gives me...
Hearing God’s Voice

Hearing God’s Voice

In the stories of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah, Abraham, Esau and Jacob, Moses and others God was always talking to His people. Right out loud! I was fascinated. Why did God talk to them? I wondered. When did He stop talking to people? And especially, why...
Hope in the Desert

Hope in the Desert

He tells them he will be leaving, and he says no one can follow him. To those who had left everything to follow him already, and who loved him, those statements would surely have occasioned great distress. And then he adds that not only can they not follow, but rather...
2022 in Review: Your Favorites, My Favorites

2022 in Review: Your Favorites, My Favorites

I present to you an annual tradition that is happening later and later: the best/favorite posts from the prior year, as picked by you (my readers) and me. YOUR favorites are simply the posts that got the most clicks, no matter when I originally posted them; MY...
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