March 2, 2020
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67 Days of Christmas

67 days? Yes, Hallmark brought us over 67 days of “Christmas” from October to early January. By any measure, it was an awful lot of canned cheer. On my satellite dish, it was more like 201 days of Christmas since we have three Hallmark channels...

Seeking the Riches of Heaven

Once upon a time there was a cobbler, or shoe-maker, who lived a simple lifestyle, worked hard, and was very happy with life; people passing his shop could hear him singing at the top of his voice as he fixed shoes, and he had a wave and a smile for...

Called to Be Peacemakers

War and societal strife have plagued humanity for centuries. During our Lord’s public ministry, He specifically addressed the need for peace in matters of one or more parties feeling wronged by another. The virtue is called for in one of the...

May Peace Be Yours

Once there were two monks, one old and one young, who were traveling on a pilgrimage. While on their journey, they came to a river. There they saw a beautiful woman who was just standing by the side of the river. She was dressed in a beautiful gown...

Peace Be With You

On the evening of that first day of the week, when the doors were locked, where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.” (John 20:19) The first thing that might...

“Make Me An Instrument of Your Peace”

The prayer that begins with this petition is my favorite and the favorite of millions of people of various religious denominations around the world. A musical version of the prayer, “Make me a channel of your peace,” is also popular with church...

Pray for Peace

The United States Navy has sent a task force to the seas surrounding North Korea. Apparently, this was done as a show of force to let the North Koreans know we mean business. Vice President Mike Pence just visited the demilitarized zone dividing the...

Misery Loves Company?

Sensational and/or bad news seems to sell better and get better coverage and, thus, higher ratings than good news. Could it be because misery loves company? Could it be because, whatever sources of fear and apprehension we are exposed to, are more...