The Fragility of Human Life

A couple of months ago,  I realized how fragile  human life really  is when I almost lost a daughter during childbirth.  During labor, she almost bled

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God is the Ultimate Therapist

One of the more common statements that we hear from Protestants in regards to confessing our sins to an ordained priest is “I just confess

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Baby-Stepping to Holiness

One of my wife’s and my favorite movies is What about Bob? In this early-90s comedy, Richard Dreyfuss plays Dr. Leo Marvin, a psychiatrist who has just

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A Feast of Catholic Learning

I just returned from a retreat for Catholic educators sponsored by the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education (ICLE) and hosted by St. Agatha Academy of Winchester, KY. Thirteen of

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Soft-Bellied Catholicism

How often have you been told Jesus loves you? Or, God loves you where you are? These are true statements and wonderful encouragement when you’ve

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The Jesus Labyrinth

When I learned that a friend of mine had gone into an alcohol rehab center, leaving her family and going to another state, for an

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MARRIAGE: A Well-Defined Union

“Many well-meaning people think same-sex marriage is just about equality and spreading the benefits of marriage. Its more radical supporters know it’s about destroying marriage

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The Importance of Play

“It’s okay. You made a mistake. You’re still learning,” said a little boy no more than 3 feet tall. In what must have been his

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