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Praying the Psalms 119: A Praise Song for the Bible, the Word of God

Growing up Catholic, I was deprived of God’s Word and hence, God’s Truth. Now, I can’t get enough of the Bible — it’s like a treasure chest full of God’s Goodness. The Psalms are praise songs and prayers to God covering many topics. Psalm 119, though it’s the longest one, is a beautiful prayer, praising …

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Mark 10:1-16: Jesus Talks About Two Hot Topics – Divorce and Child Salvation

The Catholic Church does not condone divorce. That became a stumbling block for my parents and a blessing for me (I’ll explain later). Jesus, however, has something very clear to say about marriage and divorce as well as children entering the Kingdom of God. When is a child accountable for his or her actions? That and more in this next installment in the Gospel of Mark. Seek the truth…

Psalm 57 and 1 Samuel 24: David Shows Great Restraint at an Opportune Moment

Restraint — that is something that is sorely missing in today’s world! Consequently, I have to call on the Holy Spirit DAILY to help with restraint when it comes to responding to people on social media. Imagine what a kinder, gentler world we would have if everyone did that. But, alas, not everyone has the …

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