Advent: Jesus is in the room.

Many people have been reacting to the debate that recently occurred in the Oval Office between our nation’s political leaders.  What also got a lot of attention was the quiet presence of Vice President Mike Pence during this heated discussion.  A lot of humorous comments were made on social media and on the late night […]

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The Cyrenian’s Cross

“As they were marching out, they came upon a man of Cyre′ne, Simon by name; this man they compelled to carry his cross.” ~Matthew 27:32 Anyone.   It could have been anyone.    Of the faces in the crowd, there was one man among the many buried, with no visible burden he carried.  He had […]

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Foxcatcher and The Two Cities

“The earthly city glories in itself, the Heavenly City glories in the Lord.”  ― Augustine of Hippo, City of God “I want to be the best in the World.  I want to win gold.  This is more than just some piece of medal.  It’s about what the medal represents.  The virtues it requires to attain […]

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Pastimes: Of Church and Baseball

“I’ve tried them all, I really have, and the only church that truly feeds the soul, day in, day out is the Church of Baseball.”  -Susan Sarandon, Bull Durham, 1988. “Baseball is like church.  Many attend, few understand.”  –Leo Durocher, former MLB player and manager. Pastime  n.  an activity you enjoy doing during your free […]

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