Only God Knows!

             In the seminary when we had to do practice preaching, I used to get super-uptight. I remember one time I had to get up in front of my classmates and…

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A Change of Focus

A mother came home one afternoon to discover that her kitchen was a disaster area. Her young daughter obviously had been making cookies and the ingredients were scattered across the…

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Healing My Soul

John the Baptist in today’s Gospel (Mark 1:1-8) shows us what a truly humble person is like: “One mightier than I is coming after me. I am not worthy to…

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A Cure for Depression

A university professor was invited to speak at a military base. A soldier was sent to pick up the professor at the airport. After they introduced themselves, they headed for…

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Be Prepared!

A young woman busied herself getting ready for a blind date. She was to have dinner at an exclusive restaurant with live music and dancing. She was excited. She went…

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All Saints Day

Today is All Saints Day, a day when you and I will be remembered – hopefully for our goodness!  I’ve celebrated many funerals in the past 51 years. When I…

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