Category: God

What is “mortal sin?”

What is “mortal sin?” With the current buzz about Pope Francis proclaiming certain acts a mortal sin, it may be appropriate to state the Church’s long standing teaching on how to determine if certain acts are a mortal sin.  This post is not about making a statement on the Pope’s moral teaching. Certainly, the items

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Hope in the Storm

Hope in the Storm This time last year I was busily working through the final rewrites and edits of my first book: The Storm: A Time of Mercy, Choices and Hope published by Hope and Life Press. To say it has been a whirlwind year would be an understatement. Getting the book published was, in my

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Some People Embrace Evil

Some People Embrace Evil Who answering said to them: An evil and adulterous generation seeks a sign: and a sign shall not be given it (Matthew 12:39)  As a follow-up to this week’s earlier post: Some People Choose Evil, I would like to expound further on the effects of evil and how it transforms what

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Some People Choose Evil

Some People Choose Evil  The Lord will rescue me from every evil threat and will bring me safe to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory forever and ever. Amen. (2 Timothy 4:18) Recently, I was having a conversation with a friend about their difficult family situation. They explained that several close relatives have chosen

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