Monthly Archives: July 2004

Real Men Dis Mary?

Leon Podles makes some excellent observations over at Touchstone regarding sexuality & churchmanship. I was working on a project my senior year of seminary tentatively titled “Marian Devotion and the Homosexual.” I ended up taking reading credits and not writing … Continue reading

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God is Young

A child kicks its legs rhythmically through excess, not absence, of life. Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged. They always say, “Do it again”; and the … Continue reading

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ALMOST … All generations will call me blessed

A former coworker, a Protestant, with all sincerity and goodwill, gave me a book by Max Lucado, God Came Near. Never having been a fan of Prot Pulp Lit, I’d never heard of the author. Gosh, was I ever shocked! … Continue reading

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The Two Trees (33 of 33 – final)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.] On the Way … Yes, we are trees, bearing fruit. Like the Tree in the Garden, we can bear sinful fruit: Pride, Anger, Lust, Envy, Gluttony, Avarice, Sloth. “Pale … Continue reading

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UNITY, SAINTS & DIALOGUE

Jim Kushiner, editor of TOUCHSTONE, has some interesting comments on the recent meeting of the Ecumenical Patriarch & the Pope. Scroll down to July 4th.

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The Two Trees (32 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.] On the Way … The blood doesn’t stain us. In fact, it seems to wash us. The fruits from the Garden are washed away by the Fruit of the … Continue reading

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The Two Trees (31 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.] On the Way … A new path. The Wilderness reversed? The Garden is now to our right, the Hill to our left. We have turned around. We are following. … Continue reading

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