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Battling out heresy.

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A few days ago, a couple of colleagues of mine were debating before our final exam about Christ. Believe it or not, the debate was intentional to help us understand the exam. I made a comment that sounded heretical from a Christological point-of-view, for which my colleagues thankfully corrected me. I still want to jot out my thoughts on the matter because perhaps what I said may have been heretical-sounding, but my intention was not.
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May 10, 2012 at 3:57 pm

What I’m Learning This Week

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It’s been a rather tough week. . .tougher than I’ve had in a while.

My friend, by the way, did accept my apology.  I had to swallow my pride (as I needed to) and ask him if that was the case.  I feel much relief from knowing that, though I know things will be rocky in our friendship for a bit. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 16, 2010 at 10:15 pm

My Papa Didn’t Raise No Fool

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I was reading another blogger’s post this week (Come & See) and she brought to light John 14:1 (“Do not let your hearts be troubled.  Trust in God and trust also in Me.”), which was also in the Sunday Gospel reading.  She was reflected deeply on this verse and it was a little contagious because all week I’ve been trying to take her approach about it.  And it’s already produced some pretty amazing results. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11, 2010 at 10:25 pm

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“Be Happy, I’m Happy”

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I was reading up on the upcoming beatification of Chiara-Luce Badano, a young girl who died of bone cancer in 1990.  She was so devout and so full of life, it’s hard even today not to be inspired by her.  She would often repeat during her pain and illness, “If this is what you want, Jesus, then so do I.”   And as she was dying, her last words to her mother were, “be happy, for I’m happy.”

Bl. Chiara-Luce Badano

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April 22, 2010 at 7:47 pm

The Draft Begins

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After almost a week, I am ready to finish reading the petition questions and begin to answer the first three to five questions.  I have decided that I will do no more than that per week until it’s done.  I prayed my first Chaplet to the Virtues of the Holy Spirit today at a conference for Catholic women.  That is when I decided I was ready to begin. 

Faith, Hope, Love, Humility, Patience, Perseverance, and Obedience. Read the rest of this entry »

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February 20, 2010 at 8:36 pm

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