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Self-Evident, Not Self-Indulgent

Fireworks-574739 1280 July 4, 2017 Independence Day (USA) Isaiah 58:6-11; Luke 12:16-21   I had trouble sleeping last night. I was probably overtired from a couple days of moving into my ...

The Golden Rule

Cake-1227842 1280 Genesis 13:2, 5-18; Matthew 7:6, 12-14 St. Cyril of Alexandria When I was a child and there was only one piece of cake left between two or more of us, my parents and ...

A Higher Standard of Care

20151030 syrians and iraq refugees arrive at skala sykamias lesvos greece 2 There’s a difference between giving out of guilt and giving in a spirit of gratitude and generosity, between goaded into what others may see as a virtuous act and acting ...

A Time for Courage

The wizard of oz lahr garland bolger haley 1939 St. Boniface Tobit 1:3, 2:1a-8; Mark 12:1-12 In L. Frank Baum’s classic The Wonderful World of Oz, Oz assures the lion, “There is no living thing that is not ...