Tag Archives: Sacred Heart of Jesus

…passionate poetry…

We begin Passion Sunday waving palms of adoration and end with Jesus Christ on the Cross – the ultimate sacrifice.  G.K. Chesterton once wrote, “the Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and … Continue reading

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Suffering, Pain & (optional) Misery….

Someone once said, “Pain & suffering are inevitable; misery is optional.”   ‘Tis true, methinks (unless you’re suffering from kidney stones when misery is a sure thing.) Still, misery can be a choice.  Which means not being miserable is also a … Continue reading

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The Jesuits: … Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam

So that’s Latin. Since I sure as heck didn’t study Latin, here’s what it means: “To the Greater Glory of God…” A noble motto from Saint Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuits (literally followers of Jesus) whose feast day we … Continue reading

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…on anger… (prayer management of) …

Yesterday i encountered yet another awesomely-thought provoking blog, “Patience in Picking Fights”  (Click to Check It Out HERE!)  from Pastor John Gresham. His words made me pause (they often make me squirm, so pausing is a Good Thing) & then … Continue reading

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Life, Liberty & … Death to the Little Ones??

Imagine a world without Andrea Bocelli, Tim Tebow or…Beethoven – what a Dull Place (!) No beautiful tenor’s voice melting your heart or talented Football player raising his faith flag on & off the field, or Truly Great Music (Beethoven’s … Continue reading

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