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Foundations

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It is always important to go back to foundations. Life grows and becomes more complex and this is the natural order of things. But we can be overwhelmed at times by the complexity of life and of our beliefs.

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Apr
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Adam and Forgiveness

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There is something missing in the story of the Fall in Gen 3. Adam and Eve have rejected God’s commandment and have partaken of the forbidden fruit. As a consequence, they begin to hide from God. What is unusual is that when God confronts Adam with his sin, he never asks for forgiveness, never says he is sorry, but rather begins to make excuses.

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Family Become What You Are

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John Paul II in Familiaris Consortio calls for the family to “become what you are.”  This request stands in contradication to what the world is constantly telling us. …

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Walk By The Spirit

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At the heart of every person’s life is a fundamental struggle that never goes away until we take our last breath.  The Catholic faith has always understood this…

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Fatherhood

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…

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…

Our Daily Bread

Monday, May 7, 2012

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 as we, the…

The Father Wound

Monday, April 30, 2012

God is neither fickle nor arbitrary. In his design of man, he created a polarity between the man and woman (male and female He created them-Gen 1:27). Both…

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