Category: Hope

Without the Cross There is No Salvation

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. What profit would there be for one to gain the whole world

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Friday Challenge 

Friday Challenge The Challenge continues.  Throughout most of our lives many of us have had somebody older and more wise help us by giving us beneficial wisdom that challenged us to new heights.  Take the time today to pay it forward. Take the following steps and be a mentor: Recognize specifically the person’s skills and

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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 whom I am no longer affiliated.) To say it has been a whirlwind year would be an understatement. Getting the

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