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No God, No Liberty

Blaise Pascal in several of his books uses the example of the holes we are all born with in our spiritual hearts. How we fill those holes and what we fill those holes with defines who we are. Holes can be filled with things like money and big houses and cars. They can be filled […]

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Father De Smet: People Who Write Revisionist History are Cowards

I spend long winter nights studying for my summer camping trips. Lynn and I bought a new RV three years ago and we made our 1st trip a “Louis and Clark” trip stopping along many historical spots on the Missouri River and The Yellowstone Rivers. We covered 2000miles. The Corps of Discovery traveled 6000 miles […]

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Things Worth Dying For

Today is Good Friday. Not a happy day in the church calendar, except we know that Easter is just around the corner. It is a day for reflection, introspection and prayer. So I was thinking about the complete obfuscation of the truth regarding the reality of Western History, The Church, and The Founding of the […]

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Christianity Under Attack

I am a Catholic Laymen. I have never been trained formally in Catholic Apologetics. I read the Bible and Catechism and discuss theological issues with my Catholic Priest stepbrother who lives currently in Sardinia. There is no question in our minds that Evangelical and Catholic Churches have been singled out by progressive activists. The response […]

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The Voice Within

Today I am a proud Catholic, but I grew up for the first 5 years of my life being raised in the Quaker home of my grandparents in Philadelphia. My Mom was a nurse assigned to the Navy and my father was deployed to Korea and later Japan during the Korean War. My grandmother had […]

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Unity

Our country is clamoring for unity. But what unifying factors should structure our nation? Unity requires agreement on a set of principles the citizens of our nation will unite behind. The answer to this question will literally determine the fate of our Republic. Past generations defined several unifying factors in our Pledge of Allegiance and […]

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The Reason for our Troubles

In his famous speech in 1862 at Philadelphia’s National Hall, Frederick Douglas stated, “that nations, not less individuals, are subjects to the moral government of the universe and that. Persistent transgressions of the laws of this Devine (United States) government will certainly bring national sorrow, shame, suffering and death.” C. S. Lewis showed in THE […]

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A Great Reset IS Needed

Part of the so-called “progressives” campaign clamor is to advocate for “The Great Reset” of society. I agree a reset of society is needed, but not in the form they prescribe. “No thanks” to a globalist agenda, riots and chaos, loss of private property and liberty, and a new equality of poverty and enslavement. A […]

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Family, Faith, and Politics

As the post-election out briefs and political autopsies begin following the presidential election of Nov. 3rd, there is one finding that neither side can refute: This most recent Presidential election has revealed an America drifting apart. We are living as the Wall Street Journal describes in a world of “blue and red bubbles” Democrats live in […]

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On the Pope and Capitalism

I have been asked to comment on Pope Francis’ latest encyclical letter, FRATELLI TUTTI, or Brothers All. Before starting, let me say that I am a lay Catholic. I have not reviewed my thoughts with a priest or a bishop of my church. I have not received formal training as a catechist or as an […]

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What it means to be a Christian

This paper is intended to be a discussion about what being a Christian is. The discussion is centered on three important ideas about Jesus in the Gospel of John Three Important Ideas in John 1. The Son Idea – The Son as Son, and insofar as he is Son, does not come forth in any […]

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Do We Christians Still Believe in God’s Word?

As a Christian do you believe that God alone is the only One who truly knows what is good and what is evil because He Himself exists as the eternal, unchanging Good, Truth, Love, Peace and Justice? Do you trust your Creator? Are you willing to submit your will to His will? Are you daily […]