Image by RegalShave from Pixabay The greatest oak tree was once a nut that stood its groundIrish Wisdom When posting off my application I had my Gandalf the grey moment and said, "So it begins" to myself. Then, turning to my wife I explained, "Now, expect hell to open and to be attacked like you've … Continue reading Stand Your Ground But Remember Sometimes There’s Victory In Retreat
I was browsing today in Homesavers waiting for my car to have a new dashcam fixed. I really hate shopping unless it's for gadgets because every man loves a good gadget don't they? Places like homesavers, Pennies and other clothes shops I really can't stand them. I still have the same pair of trousers since … Continue reading Ireland Returns To Pagan Roots
Image taken by Stephen McEllligott Is the Judge and society evil for creating prison? No, but the murderers must have some sort of place to go, right? Hell is not a place as much as it is a state of mind. Hell came about because of an abuse of free will and so is merely … Continue reading Did God Create Hell And Is He Evil For Creating It?
I found myself in parents house today and such is life you're never quite prepared for how a conversation will turn. One minute you're discussing Irish history and someone takes it in a completely new direction. In front of my uncle and brother my father blurts out that I won't get vaccinated. Suddenly, like a … Continue reading The Pressure To Be Vaxxed And Knowing When To Debate
Artist: Biwer, Jean Marie About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James with him and went up onto a mountain to pray. As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning. Two men, Moses and Elijah, appeared in glorious splendor, … Continue reading Feast Of The Holy Transfiguration: Coming Down From Our Mountain Of Graces
I'm no spiritual director but every now and again I'll will have someone approach me looking either for some spiritual direction in their lives or to tell me their problems. It depends on the person but most of the time I ask them when the last time they went confession. I tell them to go … Continue reading Why I Tell People To Go To Confession Before Offering Advice
Image by Firmbee from Pixabay A little boy came to me from across the street and asked me to tune his brothers guitar. I took it and tuned it. Then he came back the next day and said, "He's really upset you tuned the guitar and he purposefully put it out of tune again." I … Continue reading The Out Of Tune Guitar
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay So you've come into the Church and you're full of the Holy Spirit. You're dancing and singing. You're going on pilgrimage and praying the rosary until your wee fingers go red raw. hahahaha. Love it. Then a time will come when God will purposefully withdraw his light. He will allow … Continue reading Why Does God Withdraw His Light From Us?
The Bishops in Ireland have decided to rebel against some of these insane Covid19 rules but many Catholics are attacking them for acting too late. I don't speak for the Bishops intentions but offering my own private opinion on why they waited so long to rebel against the rules and regulations proposed by government. TD … Continue reading Why Bishops Waited So Long Before Rebelling Against Covid19 Rules On Confirmation and Communion
During my interview for the diaconate we spoke a lot about how the different experiences I had that would indicate a calling for my diaconate. I also think it was the first interview I've ever had in my life where I convinced them not to hire me. Having gone from top to bottom of experiences … Continue reading My Ancestors Are In On The Whole Diaconate Calling