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Can Catholics Vote for Pro-choice Politicians

Can Catholics Vote for Pro-choice Politicians

August 19, 2020

Reflects on the teachings of the Catholic bishops concerning abortion, and clarifies occasions when they acknowledge the legitimacy of voting for a pro-choice politician.

Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories

Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories

July 15, 2020

Examines characteristics of conspiracy theories, and a few common ones associated with Covid-19, including 5G influence, myths about masks, the Plandemic video, and a plan involving Bill Gates to inject a tracking device through a vaccine.

Invitation to Wonder

Invitation to Wonder

June 1, 2020

A reflection on the experience and meaning of wonder, and how to become more open to this marvelous gift in our lives.

Living the Serenity Prayer in Times of Darkness

Living the Serenity Prayer in Times of Darkness

March 27, 2020

A reflection on the long version of The Serenity Prayer, and how it provides a roadmap for helping us stay centered and peaceful during times of hardship. Background music by https://www.fesliyanstudios.com/

Spiritual peace versus worldly peace

Spiritual peace versus worldly peace

February 25, 2020

A reflection on the first line of The Serenity Prayer, "God, grant me the serenity," taken from Philip's book, Reflecting on the Serenity Prayer.

The False Self System

The False Self System

January 30, 2020

Describes how the false self system develops as a response to living in a world of conditional love, and how to begin dis-identifying from its unhealthy attitudes and judgments.

Prayer of Jesus, Paul, and the early Christians

Prayer of Jesus, Paul, and the early Christians

January 16, 2020

What did prayer mean to Jesus, Paul, and the early Christians? What did they teach? And what did they actually do? This message responds to these questions.

Prophets, Promises and the Coming of the Christ

Prophets, Promises and the Coming of the Christ

December 11, 2019

Jesus didn't show up out of the blue. His coming had been foretold through a series of prophecies extending hundreds of years before his birth.

What Does It Mean to be Spiritual But Not Religious??

What Does It Mean to be Spiritual But Not Religious??

November 27, 2019

Increasing numbers of people are seeking spiritual meaning outside of a religious tradition. What are the implications? Consequences?

Be Here Now in Love

Be Here Now in Love

November 5, 2019

God is here . . . now . . . loving. To "tune in" to God's loving presence, we need to be in the right place at the right time with the right attitude.

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