Category Archives: Bible Study

Getting Ready for Advent

Thanksgiving dishes are put away, the leftovers are about half finished, and the Christmas decorations are up. Advent is coming. I’m really looking forward to this one. I kind of missed the last one. I’ve been working on my soon-to-be-released … Continue reading

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Getting to Know You

A long time ago when my faith was basically exploding, I remember praying and asking God how to keep it. I felt so close to Him. I was able to pray in a way that I never had before, and … Continue reading

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Blessed or not?

I like blessings, don’t you? We are promised blessings in the Bible, aren’t we? Jesus has a whole thing about them on the Sermon on the Mount. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. … Continue reading

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Are you going to be in New York?

  Life is full of surprises. It is easy to accept them when they bring joy, but not so easy when the surprise brings difficulty. Discover the stories that tell us how to live in those moments of uncertainty as … Continue reading

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Finding Beauty

It’s funny how we naturally focus on the negative. When we are given feedback from a group of people, we brush past the nine positive statements and focus on the one negative. Every time. Now, that’s great if it’s a … Continue reading

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Seen in Scranton, PA

  Okay, I know it can be hard to locate the source of a common quote, but this one has got to take the cake. I saw this on a wall of inspirational quotes around the courthouse in downtown Scranton, … Continue reading

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Pathfinding

  My dear friends, I could use your help. I have started writing books, developing my website, public speaking, and generally expanding on what I started with this simple blog. As a part of the process, there are many suggestions on … Continue reading

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Believe in Yourself

“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.” St. Augustine As a music therapist, I know that we put ourselves into the music we hear, the art … Continue reading

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I only have five loaves and two fish…

“Five loaves and two fish are all we have here.” (Matthew 14:17) A couple months ago, I gave a copy of my book, Be Not Afraid, to a homeless man. As I pulled up the corner, I was prepared to give … Continue reading

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Come and See Me!

  On Wednesday, November 9th, I will be presenting the first chapter of my study, Be Not Afraid at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in San Antonio, TX. Mass is at 6:00, Potluck dinner at 6:30, and I will speak at 7:00. … Continue reading

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