Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pentecost +16 (Blessing of the Animals)

So one day an atheist was taking a walk through the woods. He heard some rustling in the brush, and turning to look, he saw a 7 foot grizzly charging towards him. He ran as fast as he could up … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pentecost +15

A couple of weeks ago, a priest friend of mine posted on Facebook saying that Christ does not conquer by overpowering or shouting at our enemies, but by sabotaging them with love. That’s a very nice sentiment and kind of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pentecost +14

The last couple of weeks we have been exploring many of the things we wish Jesus had never said. Forgiveness is not optional. You can, by being an unrepentant sinner, get yourself kicked out the Kingdom of God, excluded from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

9-11-2001

Ten years ago, out of the desert, from the dry places and the dreadful suns, came, with scimitar in hand, the cruel children of a lonely god. They came to lay waste to the world, or at least that part … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pentecost +12

‚ÄúRecently the Templeton Foundation, which has campaigned for an increase in what it calls “forgiveness research,” funded a major nationwide study on people’s attitudes toward forgiveness. Co-sponsored by the University of Michigan and the National Institute for Mental Health, the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment