Image by Pexels from Pixabay Every Christian has a wardrobe. Some Christians tend to be more fashionable while others don't really view it as an important thing in the grand scheme of things. They're rebels and they want to purposefully make a statement that being bland, unique and/or having odd socks sends the world a … Continue reading Should Fashion And Having An Image Be Important To Christians?
Image by Henning Westerkamp from Pixabay The purpose of this post is not to offer a solution to Tribalism but an awareness of it. We will discuss its positive effects but mostly the negative that it tends to have on the Catholic community on both a local, national and international level. Here, I take a … Continue reading Tribalism And Its Negative Effects On The Human Race And Catholic Church In General
Image by 👀 Mabel Amber, who will one day from Pixabay I went walking my boxer dog this morning. Since she was a little pup I've been training her how to walk on a lead. When we train a dog out of walking improperly on a lead it takes a lot of time and patience. … Continue reading Dog Training And Sinful Habits
Image by Daniel Dan outsideclick from Pixabay You're not a good or decent person. You're evil. Let's just get that straight. You can give as much to charity as you want, jump on as many grenades as you like to save a few friends, but it will never change the fact that you'll always be … Continue reading I’m A Good Decent Person So Why Do I Need Religion Or Jesus?
If books could talk, this nearly 70 year old opus on prayers from 1952 would have a story to tell. The year is 1986 and my 35 year old Father stepped out of the Church of St.Nicholas in Dundalk one day onto Bridge street. Adjacent to and directly across the road was this miniature shop … Continue reading You Must Hear The Story Behind This Mysterious and Unique Prayer Book
Image by Hands off my tags! Michael Gaida from Pixabay Whether it be from humans to animals to inanimate objects or God Himself, we tend to cherish it all for a while and then discard of it shortly after. At first we receive things we great joy only to have a change of heart as … Continue reading Palm Sunday: We Have All Welcomed Jesus And Then Discarded Of Him
I took my sons fishing today to a spot where I used to travel on my bike with my friends. I had two specific spots I stood at which were favourites of mine at their age. The funny part is that not much has really changed since my visit in the mid 90s. The parking … Continue reading Teach Your Sons How To Fish And They’ll Never Go Hungry
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Somebody shared a quote on social media by an Orthodox Bishop who is revered in that tradition as a saintly man. Strive never to offend anyone. Never grow angry. Never teach. When something happens against your will, say: "Glory to God, Glory to God!" One needs to restrain oneself. Archbishop … Continue reading Is It Wrong To Teach Others The Faith?
Image by Elena Mullagaleeva from Pixabay In the Gospel we read: 'Watch yourselves, or your hearts will be coarsened with debauchery and drunkenness and the cares of life, and that day will be sprung on you suddenly, like a trap. For it will come down on every living man on the face of the earth. … Continue reading A Hardened Heart Loses Sight Of God
Image by reenablack from Pixabay I lay in bed yesterday afternoon in the dark with the curtains drawn. I was suffering with one of the worst migraines I've had in a long time. In fact, until this year came around I've never suffered from migraines in the 36 years of my miserable existence. It was … Continue reading Is Praying For Oneself A Selfish Act?