Called

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Today’s Readings Jesus said, “Many are called, few are chosen.” In the parable of the trees (no it’s not from J.R. Tolkien),  Jotham shouts from the roof top (literally Mount Gerizim) so that every citizen of Shechem hears him (Judges 9:6-15). “Once the trees went to anoint a king over themselves. […]

The Impossible Journey

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Monday’s Readings What do these three snapshots have in common? “The children of Israel offended the LORD by serving the Baals. Abandoning the LORD, the God of their fathers” (Judges 2) “They served their idols, which became a snare for them. They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons.” (Psalm […]

Three Impossibilities

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God asks us to do three impossible things, “love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.”     Jesus expects us to forgive, bless and pray for them.   People forgive by nature.  Think of how the United States forgave Japan […]

Ten Miraculous Signs

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TODAY’S READINGS The readings (August 8) point out ten miracles for today:  Divine Order.   Unlike the American dream, there are saints and then there are saints.   We are not created equal.  Miriam and Aaron complain, “Is it through Moses alone that the LORD speaks?”  In today’s world, the office […]

Eating Flesh

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Today’s Reading When Moses heard the people, family after family,  crying at the entrance of their tents,so that the LORD became very angry, he was grieved.” Moses’ response: “Why do you treat your servant so badly?” “Why are you so displeased with me that you burden me with all this […]

Please God, Interupt Us!

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“Make Europe One Again” by Gerald Rusello “Stop Assisted-Suicide Opiod Abuse” by Wesley Smith “Learning from Charlie Gard”  by  Charles Camosy “Reginald, I can do no more. The end of my labors has come. Such things have been revealed to me that all I have written seems as so much […]

About Journey2Faith

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Today’s reading:  Matthew 17 Karen is amazing.  I know her well.   I’ve been married to her for over 30 years. Resilience?  Creative?  Passionate?   Absolutely.  But above all, she is a great mother who worked full time and successfully homeschooled two children who both graduated college with honors. Did I […]

First Grade Apologist

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God Is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens.  The late, great village atheist, made a living mocking Christianity.  While I don’t have an ounce of an apologist in me, it is easy to see through the straw men Hitchens and others erect.   Sadly, when I listen to Hitchens’ debates, I […]

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