At St. Matthew’s VBS, kids learned how Jesus’ power will guide them through all the trials that life throws their way. At VBS, the faith was presented to kids in a compelling way through catchy songs, dances, games, intriguing Bible adventures, videos, and cleverly crafted activities. All this was wrapped up through an uplifting phrase … More A Child-Like Trust
Imagine that the answer to all our problems is a tiny white Host. This bold pronouncement is articulated by the Catholic Church as she asserts that while Jesus’s body and soul walked on earth 2,000 years ago, that same body and soul is substantially present in the tabernacles of the Catholic Church. Under the human … More What Is The Eucharist?
John Boyd was a maverick US fighter pilot in the 1950’s. He challenged the established military orthodoxy in attempting to improve aircraft designs and maneuvering to keep up with the communist planes. At first, he was scoffed by his superiors but eventually his strategies help improve the vision of the US Air Force and produced … More How To Get Young Men Back
In 1986 Peter Gabriel came out with a popular song called. “In Your Eyes.” In the song, he was articulating that within the physical, human eye lies great depth and meaning. In short, the song communicated that the eye expresses love. As the song goes, “In your eyes, the light the heat, in your eyes, … More Seeing Through Faith & Reason
Augustine was born in 354 in Tagaste, now modern day Algeria. His mother Monica attempted to raise him in the Christian faith yet Augustine quickly rejected what he called a juvenile belief. He spent much of his youth dissolutely wallowing in the pleasures of the flesh. He became a father at nineteen years old through … More What Is Conversion?
In every era, work is needed. And this past year workers have received a devastating blow to their overall mental state. In 2020 covid inflicted grievous economic wounds, shutting down the world’s leading economies and kneecapping production and service sectors. People are still feeling the economic pain from the lockdowns. Going through a furlough or a … More The Dignity of Work
The Beatles sang, “All you need is love” and this phrase has been repeated like a parrot, especially as we approach Valentine’s Day. Yet, before lapsing into popular theories derived from catchy songs, we need to clarify what love is. As spiritual masters would assert, Yes, all you need is love because God is love … More What is love?
In the opening lines in the movie Lord of The Rings, Galadriel narrates the following: “The world has changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is now lost. For none now live who remember it.” In these ominous words, … More What Looms Ahead in The Great Reset?
Coming to the Christmas season through the lens of our trials and frustrations this year can allow us to experience the true meaning of Christmas. Typically, our perception of Christmas is a time when people are filled with cheer, peace, and tend to be in a merry mood. However, reality reveals that Christmas sadly showcases … More What is the real Christmas story?
Retired Navy Seal, Jocko Willink has become a popular nugget of wisdom. His book, Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win has become an instant best-seller. In the book, Willink articulates that when you make a mistake, it’s imperative to own your blunder, cease from blaming others and not make excuses. This concept … More Extreme Ownership and Extreme Healing