Genie: Right here, direct from the lamp. Right here for your very much wish-fulfillment. Thank you. Aladidn 1992 If there is one misconception people have about prayer and how it's answered. Part of this is a bad reading of this passage from Matthew 7:7-11 "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 2nd Wednesday of Lent God vs Genies
Bernard Wooley: May I clarify the question: You are asking who would know what is it that I don't know and you don't know but the Foreign Office know that they know and are keeping it from you so that you don't know but they do know so that all we know is that there … Continue reading Tom Brady Explains Why 16 Year Olds Shouldn’t Vote
Yesterday we talked about discernment and the rules for our own discernment and how the rules to discern if our actions are God will or ours. However there are times when we find ourselves not discerning our actions but worrying about discerning the actions of others. When should we base our actions on discerning the … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 1st Tuesday of Lent Discernment #2
With Radio Stations removing Michael Jackson from their playlists and even the Simpsons are removing his episode from their rotation and new DVD it's easy to forget that the revelations in the latest Documentary concerning Michael Jackson and children not only confirmed things that the general public suspected was true. However it's much more important … Continue reading Monday Thoughts Under the Fedora: Michael Who? (TV) Movies of the 30’s The Orville, Get Ready for $8 Pizza, More Titles for Boston?
Of all the gifts of the Holy Spirit Discernment is the one that is the most valuable but seemingly the hardest to recognize. The inability to discern God's actually will vs what we THINK God's will is or even worse telling the difference between God's Will and our will, has been the source of a … Continue reading Lenten Reflections: 1st Monday in Lent: Personal Discernment
As I look at the events of the last few days I can't help but see history repeating itself. There was a time when a percentage of Democrats did not favor slavery, as that percentage dropped you had northern Democrats saying while they didn't approve of slavery's expansion they were willing to let it remain … Continue reading Next for Democrats The “Personally Opposed to Antisemitism” Phase
No matter what year you are in the Gospel for the 1st Sunday of lent talks about Jesus' fast and temptation by the devil. (This year it's Luke's gospel). Lent's 40 days matches the length of his fast. What really interesting about the situation is that this is the only explicit direct attack on Christ … Continue reading Lenten Reflection 1st Sunday of Lent Striking at the Weakest point
Prime Minister Jim Hacker: A British National is facing a barbaric punishment for a trivial offense committed in a foreign country, the foreign office is there to protect British NationalsSir Humphrey Appleby: The Foreign Office is there to protect British InterestsPrime Minister Jim Hacker: It's not in her interest to be flogged.Sir Humphrey Appleby: It's … Continue reading Illan Omar (D-MN) Channels Tip O’Neill’s counting skills
One of the best things about Lent is that almost every parish I've ever run seen always offers extra confessions during the season. Alas it is not uncommon for some priests to find their confessional empty during the scheduled times for confession at normal time and it's even worse when a priest during extra Lenten … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 1st Saturday of Lent: confess Confess CONFESS!
You can always tell when Lent is near each year because it's the time when Wendy's puts Cod bad on it's menu and people start playing George Carlin's old joke about someone still being in Hell after Vatican 2 on a meat rap because it's time once again to give up meat on Fridays. Except … Continue reading Lenten Reflection, 1st Friday of Lent: Meatless
So Pilate said to him, "Do you not speak to me? Do you not know that I have power to release you and I have power to crucify you?"Jesus answered (him), "You would have no power over me if it had not been given to you from above. For this reason the one who handed … Continue reading The Difference between Omar & her Enablers
... consider the phrase "all lives matter" incendiary and racist.
If there is one passage that is becoming more and more relevant in the modern world for Christians it's this one from Matthew Then they will hand you over to persecution, and they will kill you. You will be hated by all nations because of my name. And then many will be led into sin; … Continue reading Lenten Reflection Thursday After Ash Wednesday Perseverance
I've been arguing for a while that the Democrat party has decided that Islam is the future of the party in America and because of the demographic math involved groups, that Islam is opposed to, namely gays and liberal non-religious Jews (or "plop jews" as Evan Sayet calls them) who are now fixtures in the … Continue reading The Omar Trap Springs Early
The Curator/4th Doctor: You were curious about this painting, I think. I acquired it in remarkable circumstances. What do you make of the title? 11th Doctor: Which title? There's two: "No More" or "Gallifrey Falls". The Curator/4th Doctor: Oh, you see, that's where everybody's wrong. It's all one title: "Gallifrey Falls No More". Now, what would you … Continue reading Lenten Reflections: Ash Wednesday: It’s all one Admonition