Archive | October, 2013

Learning to Love the Psalms

October 21, 2013

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Hello.  My name is Bob and I…I…I… okay, I’ll admit it…I love books.  There, it’s out at last.  They say the first step is to acknowledge the problem.  Already, I feel better. But loving books isn’t actually the real problem.  Buying books that I don’t read (or don’t finish), that is the deeper issue.  Perhaps […]

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Why I Love the Church – Rooted in History

October 21, 2013

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I’m reading an interesting book entitled, Present Shock – When Everything Happens Now, by Douglas Rushkoff.  Essentially, the author says that our digital age has accelerated life to the point that almost everything is real time.  The internet, text messages, smart phones and the like can connect us to everything and everybody 24/7.  The book […]

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The Difference is Faith

October 11, 2013

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If you have never struggled with faith, please raise your hand.  Those whose hands are in the air might want to move on.  Chances are this blog will not be relevant to your life. However, if you are still reading, then you probably understand something important.  It is hard to have faith in an invisible […]

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Why I Love the Church – The People

October 3, 2013

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So when was the last time a headline read, Teacher Spends Free Time Helping Kids or Attorney Assists Immigrants to Become Citizens or Priest Spends Night in Hospital With Dying Patient? Each of these “headlines” is true. I have known people who did these things. But no one, except the people involved, was aware of […]

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