Measuring Sticks

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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Life gets hectic and overwhelming at times. Sometimes we get caught up in the many things that we are involved in and we begin to lose perspective. We…

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Friend or Parent ?

Monday, July 15, 2013
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         We have lost our way in regards to the structure of the family in the last few generations. In the 1960’s the very concept of…

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Our Daily Bread

Monday, March 11, 2013
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In Matt 6:11, Jesus teaches us to ask God, our Father, “to give us this day our daily bread”. It is rather an amazing petition given that we,…

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Fathers and Bonding

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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Fathers and Bonding John Miller in his book, Calling God Father, remarks that fatherhood is a cultural achievement. Unlike motherhood, which flows from the biological link between the…

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Prayer: Entering the Mystery

Monday, January 28, 2013
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Prayer, on one level, is easy to understand. We have a need and we ask God to fulfill that need. But there is also a great mystery to…

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The Family as a Kingdom

Monday, October 29, 2012
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How do we see our families? We often experience them as a great amount of work! Dishes always to be done, ironing never quite caught up with, squeezing…

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Fatherhood and Identity

Monday, September 24, 2012

We don’t spend much time thinking about our identity. However, the truth is that the actions of our lives and how we feel about life and others flow…

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Identity and Being Fathered

Monday, July 16, 2012

We don’t spend much time thinking about our identity. However, the truth is that the actions of our lives and how we feel about life and others flow…

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The Heart of the Father

Monday, July 9, 2012

We can trust that God is our Father. But what does that mean? He is not our benign and slightly senile grandfather who gives us candy on the…

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The Fragility of Fatherhood

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The man in a family has to be strong in many ways. There is a primary responsibility of protection which falls to the father. Psychological studies have shown…

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