Monthly Archives: September 2009

NOT ALL SOAP OPERAS ARE TV SCRIPTS


Life produces tragic scenarios which outstrip soap opera sagas. Here is one guaranteed to surpass TV scripts. If not so well documented, you would probably dismiss it as improbable, or too much to believe. It happened in the great U.S. … Continue reading

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MEXICO ON MEXICANS


How does your government value you?  Here is a look at a state government very close to us, and their feelings about their own citizens moving back into the state of Sonora. The Mexican federal government also has become quite … Continue reading

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I fail to see what you’re getting at!


With a number of years as a parish pastor and also in secular worker-priest employment, the scenario below has unfolded before my eyes a number of times.  Self-delusion is a really sneaky choice. Being absolutely honest, although thankfully not with … Continue reading

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Make sure all your pastor friends listen to this.


This is a must hear.  if you know any priests or pastors, they and their families will especially enjoy this offering from youtube.  It is really creative. Smile and enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyNyHLCppMA Very clever, and right on. I know some of … Continue reading

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ANGLICAN – ORTHODOX TIDBIT


The post below is from Fr. Ernesto.  Being an Orthodox priest, he is able to detail a bit of Orthodox – Anglican North American history.  I found it an interesting tidbit of history, even if, perhaps, somewhat difficult to work … Continue reading

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CATHOLIC – ORTHODOXY UNITY SOON? AND AN ANGLICAN EFFORT


Some folks are naturally more hopeful than others.  Here is a press release which is unusually hopeful, especially if you know Roman Catholics and/or Orthodox (or even Anglican) churchmen.Historically, the Russian Orthodox Church has been among the more slow moving in … Continue reading

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ALZHEIMER’S VERSUS SENILITY


Many of us have to face a difficult situation as our parents, spouses, or loved ones age.  Alzheimer’s is a very unwelcome illness.  It is not to be confused with senility. Everyone eventually has some signs of senility (if we … Continue reading

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