Tag Archives: Humbleness

Eartha Kitt — Black Little Angels – Angelitos Negros

  This was posted on my Facebook Page some time ago and I thought at the time I should put it here as a blog post but never did.  It came to mind this morning so I am creating the … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from Martha and Mary?

There are some who use this story to lambaste Martha and praise Mary telling us to learn from Martha’s mistake and Mary’s example. I think that is overly simplistic. Both Martha and Mary were doing good things.  The situation, however,

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Why Are You Dressed Like That? Part 6

Welcome to: Why are you dressed like that? Part 6 – What is that weird silk bracelet thingy on your wrist?  This is a series of entries motivated by a young girl who visited us at St Francis Church and … Continue reading

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Why Are You Dressed Like That? Part 2

Welcome to: Why are you dressed like that? Part 2.  This is a series of entries motivated by a young girl who visited us at St Francis Church and said to me: Why are you dressed like that? 

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Forgiveness

Through my career as a chaplain in the Army I heard more than a few people say: God cannot forgive me.  The people who said this had a wide range of offenses that they believed were unforgivable by God.  There … Continue reading

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I Want a Better Prayer Life

I want a better prayer life.  The first response to such a statement (at least among people of faith) is frequently, “Don’t we all.”  This desire for better prayer lives is

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You Are A Dog

How would you feel if the most important person you know called you a dog?

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A Solitary Life

He was born in an obscure village, The child of a peasant woman. He grew up in still another village, Where he worked in a carpenter shop Until he was thirty. Then for three years He was an itinerant preacher. … Continue reading

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Pomp and Vain Glory

The lyrics of the hymn we were singing said, “Your majesty, I can but bow.  I lay my all before You now.  In royal robes I don’t deserve I live to serve Your majesty.” 

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