Why Is Christianity Such A Bloody Religion?
I glory that Christianity is such a bloody religion!
I glory that Christianity is such a bloody religion!
Father Joseph reminds us that by standing in the background we can do the most good for our family.
Pentecost, is in some ways, the birthday of the church. As such it is right up there in importance with Christmas and Easter.
A marriage that is strengthened by sexual intimacy, spiritual unity and a sense of equality is not easily broken.
On this Memorial Day we would do well to reflect on the firm foundation laid for us by our founders.
Parental ambition for children is generally good, if parents are working hard to help their children to fulfill their own dreams.
King Lemuel's tribute to his queen, gives us the vocabulary we need to praise the virtues of motherhood.
The parable of the persistent widow motivates us to be more fervent in our prayers.
A religion based upon law can only minister condemnation. A religion based on love can inspire confidence in our relationship with God.
Elijah sank low into the pit of depression because he was physically exhausted and spiritually drained.
Jesus is available not only on Sunday in the sanctuary, he can be found during the week as we work at our vocation. The Risen One served breakfast to seven hungry fishermen.
The greatest week in our lives begins when we lose ourselves in serving others
Palm Sunday is a time to pull out all the stops and let our praises proclaim the Triumphal Entry of the Spirit of Jesus in our midst.
What difference would it make to us if he were the gardener? What if grave robbers had broken into the tomb and carried off the body?
There is a special blessing Jesus promised to those who believe without seeing. The eye of faith can see far beyond the reach of reason.
Lent provides us a perfect opportunity to ask why?
When we honor our family we are honoring God and exalting him to first place in our lives.
Ash Wednesday is an ideal time to let the trivial turn to ashes and renew our spiritual values.
Lent is more than a time to give up things; it is a time to remember what is really important in life.
The path of the pilgrim is identified as "paths of righteousness." Each step leads the believer one day nearer to the "house of the Lord, forever." Our Shepherd is with us every step along the way.
From a faith perspective, death is not an alley but a valley. Faith is the victory which enables us to see light at the end of the tunnel.
In times of sorrow, we can find comfort in the twenty-third psalm.
Winning in the race of life means, stretching out to our full potential by making love the center of every moment.
Leading sheep to higher ground is a parable of how God leads us through dark valleys of sorrow into green pastures of comfort.
The innkeeper is a paradigm of the human problem of overcrowding. We have so many demands upon our time that crowd out the real reason for the season.
The Christmas tree reminds us of the divine origin of Christmas and the death of our Savior.
The first chapter of the Gospel of John gives us the editorial page of the deeper meaning of Christmas.
Jesus was born a tiny troublemaker and he grew to trouble people in their complacency and neglect of spiritual values.
Without an organ and with only a guitar a Christmas carol was composed which has spread all over the world.
As much as we enjoy Christmas according to the customs of american culture, we need a biblical perspective on the deeper meaning of the holiday season.
Positive affirmation can overcome a defeatist attitude and allow a can-do spirit into our lives.
Sometimes when I find myself wading in a river with nary a bite I think: "If I can't even figure out where the wily trout is lurking, how can I solve the mysteries of life?" Every respectable fly fisherman is supposed to be proficient in tying all th...
No matter how difficult our situation, God has promised to show us a way out of our predicament.
A grasshopper mind-set sabotages your success because it minimizes your strength and maximizes your weakness. It sets you up for failure before you begin.
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When we celebrate the Lord's Supper we meet around a table which unites us with all believers everywhere.
When we forget about happiness as a goal to reach and think about usefulness, our happiest moments reach us.
The infinite geometrical diversity of a snow flake teaches us how precious a human life is.
The metamorphosis of Monarchs is a parable of the transformation of human life.
It was a life changing experience for me to take a cruise through the Panama Canal. I watched with fascination as our gigantic ocean liner positioned herself in one of the locks. Sea water from a higher source flowed into the lock, effortlessly lifti...
A Moment Of Sanity During The Insanity Of War. It was Easter Sunrise, 1969, on a beach in Phu Yen province. Rising before the dawn two chaplains and a chaplain's assistant carried three crosses to a place just beyond the reach of the South China Sea....
The experience of spiritual renewal is akin to soaring on eagles' wings..
When we lift our hearts in praise and let our spirits soar, we may discover the lesson of bathing butterflies.
In 1593 William Kethe, an English Puritan songwriter, undertook to set Psalm 100 to music. He wrote the words of a classic hymn that has been loved and sung for over 400 years: "All people that on earth do dwell, sing to the Lord with cheerful voice....
Laughter is a good medicine because as a buffer zone it cushions us from the jarring vibrations of life.
Sometimes we have to hit bottom before we can be ready for spiritual renewal.
We stand on sacred ground, therefore, let us walk softly as we enter into the temple of the outdoors with a sense of wonder and awe.
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Veteran fly fishing guide Big Jim Dykstra of Banff Alberta Canada tells the story of "The Man in the Yellow Hat". Jim designed the fly to make it easier for ...
Fish aren't biting. The water is cold and doesn't heat up because the sun is low and the rays bounce off the water. But don't go home yet, because winter is over and fish are hungry and spawning. Best to wait until a week or so after thaw, as spring ...
No one fly catches all the fish all the time. That's a fact of flyfishing, and it's why there are thousands of different patterns. Fish, ever whimsical, sometimes refuse to eat on Friday the fly they ate on Tuesday. Fishermen, ever inventive, constan...
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