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WILDERNESS WANDERINGS Blinders part 5


Ever started a trip and realized only much later you had journeyed into never-never land? At first your itinerary goes exactly as planned and you enjoy the journey. Everything is under control. You don’t notice that at some point you … Continue reading

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NEW RELIGIOUS BLINDERS part 4


Where does God wants me? (You will notice how often this question is better translated “where do I want me?”) God is often a wonderful justification for ego gratification . Continue reading

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THE LOST ART OF RIGHTEOUSNESS REVISITED


“Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. To pluck the mask from the face of the Pharisee, is not to lift an impious hand to the Crown of thorns.” … Continue reading

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OVERLY GOD CENTERED? WHO, ME?


Can you be too God centered? I run into folks from time to time who, as the old saw says, are so heavenly minded as to be no earthly good.  These folks come from the full range of backgrounds.  They … Continue reading

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UNEXPECTED ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING IN THE PHILIPPINES


        I doubt any of you have been faced the problem which these folks in the Philippines had to endure. God has blessed us with great ingenuity and creativity.  Here is a remarkable example of environmental engineering in action. … Continue reading

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LIE, CHEAT, STEAL, OR CAUSE BODILY HARM. THATS O.K.


An odd thing is happening on TV and radio advertising.  Within the past few months, there has been a great increase in two methods of presentation of advertising spots. Obviously, marketing “experts” have decided that they can sell more products … Continue reading

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DID YOU HEAR WHAT THE LORD IS DOING NOW?


Once again, the OrthoCuban blog has explored a subject dear to my heart. Fr. Ernesto has detailed his personal history which greatly parallels my own. Since he so thoughtfully (for me) dealt with this common desire to chase the newest … Continue reading

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