Advent Hope

Psychology has done a wonderful job of giving us words and concepts such as vulnerability and the false or shadow self to talk about our weaknesses. The AA or 12 step program starts with the admission of powerlessness. The Bible starts (in Genesis) with two concepts of humanity: Original goodness Original sin We need a … Continue reading Advent Hope

For Research: Here’s How To Prevent The Next School Shooting, Experts Say : NPR Ed : NPR

This article is a great plan and resource for reducing violence and gun related issues. Posting it for future use. Here's How To Prevent The Next School Shooting, Experts Say : NPR Ed : NPR — Read on http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/03/07/590877717/experts-say-here-s-how-to-prevent-the-next-school-shooting And, these experts say, you remove the major "environmental hazard" that contributes to gun violence: the … Continue reading For Research: Here’s How To Prevent The Next School Shooting, Experts Say : NPR Ed : NPR

Homily – God’s Unfailing Love towards the “idiot”

Liturgical Readings for the day:  http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/022318.cfm Three readings tying three themes of sin, forgiveness, and God's unfailing love. In Ezekiel 18, the writer begins with listing a set of behaviors that are considered sinful, worthy of death because the act themselves cause pain and sorrow for others. In Matthew 5, Jesus has started listing his "10 … Continue reading Homily – God’s Unfailing Love towards the “idiot”