Tag Archives: wrong

See no evil?

We love free will when it means that we can do anything we want. Don’t we hate it when it means that we have to suffer the consequences when we or someone else choose the wrong thing? It’s the perennial … Continue reading

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What does forgiveness mean?

What does forgiveness really mean? Can we forgive without someone being sorry? Continue reading

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A little something sweet

I have to brag on myself a little today. I came up with the best activity for my middle schoolers this weekend. As we started our session, I offered them a choice of a piece of candy or a piece … Continue reading

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Definitions

  Forgiveness is tricky, isn’t it? We frequently confuse forgiveness with reconciliation. We think that forgiving someone means that all is right, all is restored, and the wrong done is no longer wrong. Pretty much none of that is correct. In the first … Continue reading

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Regrets

We have all had those moments of being confronted with something that we have done wrong, and regretting our actions. It is especially difficult to realize that you have been unintentionally hurting someone you love. The first thing you want … Continue reading

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Loss of Faith

I heard a talk the other day from a person who basically lost his faith because he didn’t agree or believe some of the teachings of the Catholic Church. He figured that since they were wrong on this one topic, … Continue reading

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In or Out?

A couple of the disciples reported seeing someone driving out demons and trying to stop him. But, Jesus’ response is to let him continue, because “there is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name who can at … Continue reading

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Open the Doors

I’ve heard recently that Pope Francis declared the next year to be a Year of Mercy in the church. One report skeptically said that major sins would be forgiven in this year, implying that come the end of the year, … Continue reading

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Broken

Isn’t it funny how you only notice a part of your body when something is wrong with it? I remember having a stress fracture in my foot, and finally thinking that I just didn’t want to be aware of my … Continue reading

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Let your Conscience be your Guide

We’re told to listen to our conscience and follow our conscience often.  It is a good thing – it’s that small inner voice that tells you what to feel about the direction you are going.  But have you ever thought … Continue reading

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