October 2004

I had some fun today — justice was accomplished

October 10, 2004

We live in the country off the beaten track on a dirt road. It is quiet and serene  most of the time but people think our secluded dirt road is their dumping ground and it drives me crazy — not just because it looks terrible, but because of the rudeness and audacity of selfish people […]

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I Would Rather Go to the Dentist

October 9, 2004

These are my initial thoughts after the debate and my wife (for the first time in years) disagrees with me. I may change my thoughts in the next day or two and if so I will admit it.    I hate the dentist but I have to admit that watching the debate tonight I would […]

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Mark Brumley on Important Political Issues

October 7, 2004

“Are some issues in the upcoming election more important than others? Absolutely. I say that as a long-time advocate of what’s called a Consistent Life Ethic.  My thinking has always been that the alternative to a Consistent Life Ethic is an Inconsistent Life Ethic, which doesn’t make sense.  Prolife Catholics have really no choice but […]

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Check out this Video

October 7, 2004

Bravo! Check out Catholic Answers’ website video Voter’s Guide. and then pass it around to as many people as you can. Nice Job Catholic Answers! (I will be the guest on Catholic Answers Live Thursday, October 7)

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Discovering the Cave!

October 7, 2004

1 Sam 22:1-2     “So David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam; and when his brothers and all his father’s household heard of it, they went down there to him. Everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was discontented gathered to him; and he became […]

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Osama bin Laden’s Disappointment

October 6, 2004

Osama bin Laden couldn’t wait to get to heaven. Everyone in his group of terrorist had been working toward martyrdom in order to gain the 72 beautiful virgins waiting for them in heaven as they had been promised. After his death, Osama bin Laden rushed to the pearly gates. There he was greeted by George Washington, […]

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Protestants more Catholic than Catholics?

October 4, 2004

According to the Evangelical Protestant flagship magazine Christianity Today, which I still get and read monthly, Protestants appear to be more Catholic than Catholics. It says 47% of white evangelical Protestants say it is improper for Catholic leaders to deny Communion to politicians who defy Church teachings on abortion and related issues (35% say it’s […]

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If you have strong “sexual” needs…

October 4, 2004

There is an amazing new translation (paraphrase) of the Bible entitled “Good as New”. This paraphrase was made to be “woman, gay, and sinner-friendly”. Let’s compare a few verses with traditional translations. The Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (along with other translations, including Protestant) we read: But because of the temptation to immorality, each man should have […]

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Confused

October 1, 2004

This was passed to me, but I can’t understand it. Maybe you can. I’m trying to get all this political stuff straightened out in my head so I’ll know how to vote in November. Right now, we have one guy saying one thing. Then the other guy says something else. Who to believe. Lemme see; have […]

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