Tag Archive: humility

It’s not who you are; it’s whose you are

I was raised Catholic by two wonderful, loving, devoted Catholic parents. They took all ten of us kids to Mass every Sunday, and every one of us went to Catholic elementary as well… Continue reading

Penthouse, please

When I started this here little blog a year and a half ago, I had high expectations of sharing wisdom and insight that would change people’s lives and make the world a better… Continue reading

Jesus really is the answer

 “We were bored and didn’t have anything to do, so we decided to kill somebody.” And so the three teenage boys did.  A college baseball player shot in the back last week just… Continue reading

Will and grace, and faith

The 20thcentury British philosopher and atheist Bertrand Russell famously blamed the God he didn’t believe in for his lack of faith. When presented with the possibility that he was mistaken about God’s existence… Continue reading

Balancing truth and love

“Lord, what should my attitude be?” That was my prayer just now as I pondered the Supreme Court’s latest decisions regarding same-sex marriage, and the celebrations on various fronts because of them. How… Continue reading

Love trumps fairness

And covers a multitude of sins. Even, or perhaps especially, homosexuality. And hatred. I had determined yesterday to write about the unfairness of pro-gay lobbies labeling pro-family organizations as hate groups, when their… Continue reading

On suffering, Job, and the goodness of God, Part 2

Click here for Part 1 I believe God’s removal of His protection and blessing from Job was, among other things, a test to expose and prove the genuineness of his faith and devotion.… Continue reading

Forever is kind of a long time

There are some really smart people in this world. I’m not one of them. But I run across them as I read blogs from philosopher types and apologists, and news reports of great… Continue reading

Just a little song I wrote

It’s Sunday, and as I’ve been pondering God’s power and mercy, His holiness and love, I was reminded, as I often am, that the only proper attitude toward Him is humility and submission.… Continue reading

Every voice has value

So now I’m a blogger with a forum of seemingly limitless potential to enlighten, encourage, and exegete, and all I can think about right now is how little I know. Sure, I have… Continue reading