Take Heaven By Force

“Out in the street, you don’t survive by being weak. This is our time, walls were made for us to climb. Don’t you try to lock

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Animals Do Go to Heaven

This past January, we made the heart-breaking decision to put our beloved dog Ralphie to sleep. Animal lovers understand the grief and the terrible sense

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Jesus Was Troubled

Several places in Scripture tell us that Jesus was troubled or worried, or experienced grief. John 11:33: When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews

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Use Words of Life, Not Death

“And God said, ‘Let there be light’; and there was light” (Genesis 1:3). The Lord said many things throughout Scripture. His words are powerful. We

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Life’s Vignettes and God

Life’s Vignettes and God Independent Films (IF) tell stories through vignettes. An IF vignette depicts poignant events in a person’s life in a short film. Each vignette

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Eat, Drink And Be Merry

Eat Drink And Be Merry Eat drink and be merry for tomorrow we die. There are several places in holy Scripture where this sentiment is

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The Hearts Of Many Will Wax Cold

Scripture warns us clearly that in the last days, charity will suffer. Matthew 24:12 “Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold.”

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The Benedict Option Is Not For Me

Full disclosure: I did not actually read the book “The Benedict Option”. Spiritdaily and a NY Times article is where I gleaned information about this movement in the

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God’s Gotcha

When I was a kid, I would go to Mass and stand up in the back of the church with my foot up against the

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God’s Quiet Miracles

“And he said to him, “Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by. And there was a

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The Hound of Heaven

“The name is strange. It startles one at first. It is so bold, so new, so fearless. It does not attract, rather the reverse. But

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