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"The Tenderness of the Truth"

May 26, "Tenderness and the Truth", St. Bede Acts 16:11-15 John 15:26-16:4Tendernessw and severity unfold in Scripture and in our lives. To what will we testify?  When we face God of what will be sorry for?  The Scripture is full of violence and severity--ie Paul persecuting the Christians--and in his conversion--much tenderness. ...more

"The World Can't Wait. .

                                           THE WORLD CAN'T WAIT--CLOSE GUANTAMODorothy Day refused to vote and participate in what she called "a dirty rotten system," and I have now taken the same point of view.  Guantamo is an illustration of that "dirty rotten system".  ...more

"Friendship

May 23, "Girolamo Savonarola" "Not Another Day in Guantanamo" "Friendship"  John 15:12-17 'Put your life on the line for your friends." ...more

Cause For Joy

May 22, "Cause For Joy" John 15:9-11  St. Joachima de Vedruna...more

Pride

 I shared this on the internet several days ago and have received eight emails from straight individuals who feel offended, slighted, and frankly that was never in my mind when I posted that....more

A Life Giving Relationship

May 21, "A Life Giving Relatioship" The Baal Shem Tov", John 15:1-8 "Live in me, make your home in me.. ."...more

Fear Nothing Except

May 20, "Fear Nothing Except",  Jn. 14:27-31 Jane AdamsA friend suggested I use a "botox app", to remove the lines from my face when I post pictures.  I laughed, but there was a time when I feared aging, wrinkels, and it was a sign of the falseness that our society implants in us--to cover up the reality of life.Dr. Will Tuttle writes:...more

Move Into the Neighborhood

May 19, St. Celestine V, "Moving Into the Neighborhood", Jn. 14: 23-24: "Because a loveless world, is a sightless world. If anyone loves me, he will carefully keep my word and the Father will ove him--we will move right into the neighborhood."...more

His Presence and Absence

May 18, 2014, Presence and Absence John 14:1-2...more

The Way

May 16, "The Way" Jn. 14:1-6 Ruth and NaomiEarly Christianity was called "The Way", long before it was called 'Christian', because the early disciples followed Jesus as the person. The "Way" is found upon a deep, trusting relationship  with Jesus who knows all of our troubles and fears....more