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Monthly Archives: March 2012
Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week in the Church. This day marks the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. This feast is very familiar to a lot of Christians. Most of us think of Palm Sunday as the day in which there is … Continue reading
Everyone likes a mystery There is a strange picture that emerged among my grandmother’s old photos after she died. The image is reported to be of my Grandmother Pearl as a little toddler. At a quick glance one can easily … Continue reading
A bit about obedience and submission Few of us don’t like to think about submission, let alone humble obedience. The word obedience conjures up images of dog school training or boot camp. On the surface it appears to be a … Continue reading
The thoughtfulness of remembering We like to be remembered, especially during special times like birthdays and anniversaries. When we are remembered by family and friends, we tend to interpret it as meaning that they care about us. It feels nice to … Continue reading
March 19 a significant feast day It is the Feast of St. Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the stepfather of Jesus. He is the patron of the Universal Church, families, fatherhood, expectant mothers, the dying, travelers, immigrants, house … Continue reading
Reading about the history of Niagara Falls, NY tends to make me feel a bit home sick. I’ve lived in a lot of places in my life but for some reason my heart maintains an attachment to the place where … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again. When I patronized my local Chick-Fil-A, I noticed that many people were drinking a mysterious green fluid. After a few minutes, I discovered that it was dyed lemonade. Then it hit me. It’s almost … Continue reading
DO IT ANYWAY People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine … Continue reading
I’ve heard it asked so many times. Someone experiences a tragedy. Something terrible has happened. A person asks, “Where is God?” Then they spend the rest of their life and/or countless number of years blaming God for what happened to … Continue reading