Monthly Archives: November 2015

Repentance is Good News?

“I can’t forgive you for what you did last week because it is similar to what you did on July 21, 2004, which was similar to what you did on September 23, 1992,” Every family seems to have a historian … Continue reading

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Advent, the Season of Hope

This week while you are at the coffee shop, or shopping downtown, cyber shopping and what ever else you might be doing to get ready for the holidays, when they ask you about what the sermon was about in church … Continue reading

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What is Truth?

What is truth? Unlike Pontius Pilate, who did not have the advantage of enjoying electronic media, day by day we are all besieged by sensory input and information. All that information claims to be presenting us with some aspect of … Continue reading

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About that gathering cloud of doom . . .

Do you remember the comic strip “Li’l Abner?” It featured the exploits of the Yokums—Li’l Abner and Daisy Mae, and others. I always remember the character with the unpronounceable last name. You know the one— he was always portrayed with … Continue reading

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All those hypocrites in Church!

Sometimes entertaining, albeit tiresome, a part of being a priest is listening to the various excuses, justifications and reasons people offer for not participating in the life of the church. These could be variously catalogued. But one year, long ago, … Continue reading

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