Category Archives: catholicism

Mr and Mrs Boring and the Pastel Purse


And now, the third segment in the Adventures of Mr and Mrs Boring. Go to mrandmrsboring.wordpress.com for the first and second posts. Soon, I will only post “the adventures” on that blog. He had never had a full-time love before … Continue reading

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When you can’t love yourself


When you can’t love yourself and can’t seem to grasp not the world at large but the window before you- find a safe little place for some supernatural space and wait for the appearance of God.

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Return to me, and I will return to you


Return to me, and I will return to you. That is the message in the first part of Malachi 3. Way before the Lord speaks about the tithe in the latter part of Malachai 3, the Word speaks of Christ … Continue reading

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Justice and mercy


I struggle with diabetes. Many years ago, I worked in a high stress, high performance, high profile career that contributed to a food and health lifestyle that lead to the development of that diabetes. It didn’t help that I made … Continue reading

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And you thought you had problems…


I am breathing. I ate something today. I have a place to stay. Maybe my world looks “turned upside down,” but I still walk on a path right-side-up with a God who already knows what I need. The haters who … Continue reading

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the road to the top of nowhere?


i have a headache the size of a mountain this evening…and it does not come from scaling heights to glimpse a fantastic view, like this one above Lost River, deep in Nowhere, West Virginia. No, it is a problematic headache, … Continue reading

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In the blank space on the bookshelf


To everything…there is a season…Ecclesiastes claims, the Birds (not the angry ones) sang, and ’tis true. The trees, the leaves, the plants of the field, all change with time. And, so too, the ages of a man or a woman. … Continue reading

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When lies multiply like flies


Put anything rotten outside in warm weather and you’ll have flies before you know it. Flies are attracted to garbage, just as accusers are attracted to lies. When one rotten morsel is tossed into your path, you know the flies … Continue reading

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What the Word says


Count it all joy, my brethryn, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. (James 1) “Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: Hope


Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. The word “hope” here goes way beyond the same concept of  “hope” we have in English because it is literally “a knowing assurance based on spiritual … Continue reading

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