421. How to Live Right, Part 3: Christ’s Teachings in Matthew Chapter 6

What should I do now that will finally make me utterly miserable, send me directly to hell, “Do not pass Go, do not collect $200”? * What behavior will send me on the road to joy, to eternal life in Heaven? These would seem to be relevant questions, the answers to which our Lord Jesus […]

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420. A Homily at the Funeral of a Dear Friend: Why we believe in eternal life

Last week I wrote that Khouria Dianna and I had spent much of the preceding week with a very good friend who was dying. And so he did, on Monday, September 18. May his memory be eternal, and may the Lord have mercy on us all.  A Homily at the Funeral of Calvin Anthony McIntyre […]

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419: Christ’s directions for Living: Matthew chapter 5 – “If a man looks at a woman with lust” and more

    People used to “Ask Abby” for advice. Today – I just looked up a list – it’s “Ask Carolyn” or “Ask Miss Manners” or “Ask Sahaj” (I just discovered him), “Ask a Queer Chick” (! not advised) and many more. I wonder how many people “Ask Jesus”? Note, however: He doesn’t advise; He […]

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417. What’s missing in the Creed: Part One – Matthew chapter 5

Now that I’ve got your attention (and may the Holy Fathers of the First and Second Ecumenical Councils forgive me) I’m not suggesting for a moment that the Creed be altered.  However, I do I wish the it contained some reference to: The Teachings of Jesus  By which I mean His directions for living, His […]

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