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War, Sex, and Weather

The more wealth Israel accumulated, the more injustice they practiced. The one begot the other which begot more of the first. Continue reading

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Put your Hand to the Plough

In our modern, rootless and cosmopolitan world, we need to be rootless to serve the God we follow, we are following Jesus. Continue reading

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We’re gonna have a R’lyeh big shew.

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Elevation of the Holy Cross Numbers 21:4B-9 Philippians 2:6-11 John 3:13-17 Ut in nomine Jesu omne genu flectatur caelestium, terrestrium, et infernorum, et omnis lingua confiteatur, quia Dominus Jesus Christus in gloria est Dei … Continue reading

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AEEEEEEE-LEEEEEEEEE-AAAAAAAAAAA!

✙JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of St John ChrysostomFriday in the 23rd week Tempus per Annum (C1) 1 Timothy 1:1-2, 12-14 Luke 6:39-42 Numquid potest caecus caecum ducere? nonne ambo in foveam cadunt? Non est discipulus super magistrum : … Continue reading

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…I met a man with seven wives…

If we are united to Christ and share in the fullness of God-stuff (as we noted yesterday) then it’s all done, right? No. For what we discover if we pay any attention to ourselves is that there are a lot … Continue reading

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Nec laudibus nec timore

Moloch by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra ✙JMJ The Readings for the 21st Sunday Tempus per Annum (C1) Isaiah 66:18-21 Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13 Luke 13:22-30 Contendite intrare per angustam portam  Strive to enter by the narrow gate All these readings tie together: it’s like someone … Continue reading

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The Last Enemy

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Revelation 11:19A; 12:1-6A, 10AB 1 Corinthians 15:20-27 Luke 1:39-56 I have been having Senior Moments. I’m 55, these are to be expected. Actually, I’ll be 55 in two weeks … Continue reading

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Mammon of Wickedness

✙ JMJ Read the Parable of the Crafty Servant At that time, Jesus spoke to His disciples this parable: There was a certain rich man who had a steward, who was reported to him as squandering his possessions. And he … Continue reading

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The Call Came From INSIDE THE HOUSE!

JMJ Did you ever notice this one?  “The Son of Man will send his angels,and they will collect out of his Kingdomall who cause others to sin”Matthew 13:41 I read the Gospel for today and didn’t even notice it. Sitting … Continue reading

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Face to Face

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 17th week, Tempus per Annum (C1): Exodus 33:7-11; 34:5B-9, 28 Matthew 13:36-43 Loquebatur autem Dominus ad Moysen facie ad faciem, sicut solet loqui homo ad amicum suum. The LORD used to speak to … Continue reading

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