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Life, Death, and Choices

Last week’s Gospel reading, Matthew 2:1–12, ends with a sort of cliffhanger. “Magi from the east” arrived in Bethlehem, found our Lord’s house, and paid their respects: “They were overjoyed at seeing the star, “5 and on entering the house … Continue reading

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Hating People: Not an Option

This showed up in today’s news: “Twitter finds new ways to put hate speech on mute” (CNET) “Twitter Adds New Ways to Curb Abuse and Hate Speech” (The New York Times) CNET’s piece quoted part of this Twitter blog post: … Continue reading

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Sin, Original and Otherwise

There’s trouble everywhere, and that’s not news. It’s not new, at any rate. “Your princes are rebels and comrades of thieves; Each one of them loves a bribe and looks for gifts. The fatherless they defend not, and the widow’s … Continue reading

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Trusting Feelings: Within Reason

(From John Martin, via Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.) Anger is bad, right? Yes, sort of, but it’s a bit more complicated than that. Emotions, anger include, are good; in the sense that they’re part of being human. They’re “…the … Continue reading

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