Category Archives: My Own Stuff

Profitable Scripture

Earlier today, I saw this come up on a post on Facebook: I asked a baptist “Where does it say in the bible that everything should be based on the bible?” He respond this: 2 Timothy 3:15 And that from … Continue reading

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The End Of Man – From The Baltimore Catechism

Wow… The end of man. That actually sounds a bit ominous, doesn’t it? When the Baltimore Catechism refers to the “End Of Man”, it’s not what it sounds like. We may think that we’re talking about the end of the existence … Continue reading

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The Path Of Least Resistance

Taking the path of least resistance only leads to a life of least virtue, least integrity, least trustworthiness, least growth, least accomplishment, and least reward. If any. – BK

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This Is Why We Respond With An “Amen”

It’s also one simple reason why only Catholics, and only those who are in the state of grace, should receive Holy Communion. There are a lot more… 1 Cor 11:27 – 30 27 Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks … Continue reading

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When Judas Betrayed Jesus…

One of the things that has been going through my head this morning is how Judas betrayed Jesus and some of the things that did NOT come from that act of betrayal. But first, what was that betrayal? It was … Continue reading

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Lead Me Home…

Thought I would post this again… This being Lent, and all.  

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The Church Is Christ

I have friends and family members who have either 1) never been Catholic or 2) left the Church for something “better”. I imagine that you do, too. Many of them have left organized religion altogether because they want to go … Continue reading

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That They All May Be One…

The word “devil” is derived from a Greek word meaning “divider”or, more specifically, “the who who divides”.  The devil is rather one who, spiritually speaking, does everything in his power to separate us (dia-bolos in Greek meaning ‘the who who divides’) … Continue reading

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Daily Quote – St. Frances De Sales On How To Live Your Life

How would we live our lives if we knew that our next actions would be taken directly toward God; our next words would be spoken directly into His ear; our next thoughts would scream out loudly at His Spirit? Here’s … Continue reading

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Daily Quote – St. Augustine On Belief In The Gospel Or Belief In Yourself

Many people embrace the convenient lessons of the Gospel – the parts that are in line with their own lifestyles or desires – and reject the inconvenient parts – the ones which contradict the way they want to live their … Continue reading

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Daily Quote – Fulton Sheen On Indifference To God

Many of us live as if God doesn’t exist or we keep Him locked away in a closet, opening the door only when we need something from Him. We shut Him out of our thoughts. We exclude Him from our … Continue reading

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Daily Quote – St. Padre Pio On Sadness And The Holy Spirit

It’s OK to experience sadness – it’s part of our nature as human beings. Remember that Jesus cried at the death of Lazarus – Jn 11:35 “And Jesus wept.” What we don’t want to do is let that sadness take … Continue reading

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Daily Quote – Sheen On Tolerance

We hear a lot about tolerance today. Mostly from people who don’t understand how to apply it, at least, in the Christian sense. Sadly, there is too much “I love you if you agree with me. If you don’t agree … Continue reading

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At What Point…

I have a question… At what point does it become OK to NOT kill a somebody? At conception? At birth? At three years after birth? When they are no longer useful and are a burden, no matter what age they … Continue reading

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