Monthly Archives: July 2013

Radiate Christ

Christ calls us, not only to follow him, but to also radiate Him from within to others.  “As Moses came down from Mount Sinai … the skin of his face had become radiant while he conversed with the Lord” (Exodus … Continue reading

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Mary the Sister of Lazarus

We learn of Lazarus’ sisters Martha and Mary in the Gospels of Luke and John. In Luke we learn that it is Martha who receives Jesus into their house and who serves Him.   Mary is given little prominence, and described … Continue reading

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Christ Crucified

When viewing an image of Christ crucified, the physical sufferings of Christ are evident.  He is typically portrayed in agony.  His body physically distorted.  His wounds gruesomely depicted in great detail.   Commentaries have described the brutality of His crucifixion in … Continue reading

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As Wise as Pigeons: Lessons Never Learned | Crisis Magazine

Follow this link to another great essay by Professor Anthony Esolen: As Wise as Pigeons: Lessons Never Learned | Crisis Magazine.  In his essasy, Professor Esolen covers many issues facing society and the Church. I hope you also find it a … Continue reading

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The Hallow Effect

The hallow effect is a marketing phenomenon that I believe can benefit the spiritual life.  So, what is the “hallow effect?”   It is best understood though an example.  A shampoo is typically tested marketed containing difference fragrances to determine which … Continue reading

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Desire in Prayer

Our heart’s desires are released in prayer.  How are the desires of our heart expressed?  Are they expressed in a multitude of words?  Are they expressed as desires for earthly treasures?  Or, is the desire of our heart expressed as … Continue reading

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Leave Us Alone. Let Us Serve the Egyptians.

In today’s reading we heard the Israelites complaint to Moses: “Why did you do this to us?  Why did you bring us out of Egypt? Did we not tell you this in Egypt, when we said, ‘Leave us alone.  Let … Continue reading

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