Tag Archives: Romans 7

The Pain of Self-discovery

Self-discovery isn’t always pleasant. Then again, perhaps I’m not truly discovering anything I don’t already know about myself when I come to grips with my shortcomings. It’s like Paul said: Although I want to do good, evil is right there … Continue reading

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You’re Not Letting Your Mistakes Define You, Are You?

[From the archives.] *** “To worship an idol involves calling something holy when it is not holy. Remember, only God can consecrate. … When a human being tries to consecrate what God has never consecrated, it is not a genuine … Continue reading

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The Pope on Gay Priests, Women Priests and What it Means for Mariolatry

Someone asked Pope Francis this week about the future of gay priests in the Catholic Church. He answered: “If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” Good for him. Since … Continue reading

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Ladies vs. Women – a distinction, a difference, a dialog

Jane Austen Lives We just celebrated the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. I celebrated it, anyway, along with a bunch of other Jane Austen fans in a cyber-chat on January 28. There is something compelling about Austen’s … Continue reading

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Exercise, Appetite, and My Brain – it’s time for a field trip!

[I’m guest blogging today for Rachel Stone. This is the first time I’ve gone off-site since starting my own blog a couple months ago, so it’s kind of like a field trip (but you don’t need to get your parents … Continue reading

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Consecrating Idols

“To worship an idol involves calling something holy when it is not holy. Remember, only God can consecrate. … When a human being tries to consecrate what God has never consecrated, it is not a genuine act of consecration. It … Continue reading

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