Monthly Archives: November 2018

White Knuckling the Viam in Mari

+JMJ+ I have heard from my confessor of White Knuckling. To put this as clearly as I can, it’s the way I tend to ward off sin: Nope. Not gonna do it. Not gonna do it. Not gonna do it. … Continue reading

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Foodie Memories

+JMJ+ Thanksgiving is always partly about the remembrance of things past. Food memories all tie together. One problem with “friendsgiving” is if you’re not eating with your family you have no shared memories. Your Mom may have burned the pan … Continue reading

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Nukuler Family

+JMJ+I found out recently that there is, among conservative Catholics, an idea common with conservative Orthodox folks: that a person must decide between “marriage or monasticism”. I wrestled with that a lot in the Orthodox church, because I know I’m … Continue reading

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Stopping By Sonic After Church in the Evening

WHAT town this is I do not knowIt’s exit one eleven thoughSo just one short of one oh threewhere driving I would homeward go My little car, this GMCwon’t need the gas: this stop’s for mebetween the stores and parking … Continue reading

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Count as Loss.

✙ JMJ The Readings for Thursday in the 31st week of Ordinary Time (B2) Philippians 3:3-8 Luke 15:1-10 But whatever gains I had, these I have come to consider a loss because of Christ. More than that, I even consider … Continue reading

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