Tag Archives: Catholic blogging

Don’t Wanna Hear It!

I suppose that it is easy enough to look at the spiritual journey and get caught up in all of the details of how to get from point “U”  (unworthy) to point “H” (Holy).  In one form or another … Continue reading

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No Man Left Behind

Pentecost approaches. We are in the middle of “the 50” and the life of the Church looks forward to the reminder.  We remember the day that it was all too, too real and God chose to put  a final rest … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

  Step Five- Admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. Over the past few weeks, we have examined our failings and sins. The purpose has not been to feel badly about ourselves. … Continue reading

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Great Lessons Learned In Silence

A little bit of interesting trivia: There could be a sign on a bed at the White House that reads “Mike Eisenbath slept here.” No, not that White House. I’m talking about the Jesuit retreat center in St. Louis, Mo. … Continue reading

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The Choice of Grace

What is it? Can you figure it out? It’s undeniably there!  Oh, sorry, but those are the thoughts that run through my head any time I witness Francis engage his people.  A few days ago he actually participated in a … Continue reading

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By a Thread

What would it take for you to physically plunge into a crowd, at risk of great personal embarrassment, just to get a one in a million chance to touch the most famous person of your day? Desperation mixed with some … Continue reading

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Freelance Writing – When a Book Magically Appears

One Step at a Time One writer expounds on the joys and challenges of parenting their special needs children, another blogs on the health benefits of fermented foods and still another drones on about the benefits of freelance writing. Week … Continue reading

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Time to “Slap Back” at the Self-Serving Intolerance of the Anti-Catholic/Christian

Sorry–it is Good Friday and I do not feel too “bubbly” right now. When I began to contemplate the Cross today and Who was nailed to it I found myself disgusted. I am disgusted and fed up with the approximately … Continue reading

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Special

In the Catholic community many forms of praise and worship exist.  Of those that I am very familiar with is the Charismatic style of worship.  Charismatics live the reality of all the spiritual gifts mentioned in 2 Corinthians.   There … Continue reading

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A Defense of Catholic Commercial Fiction by Maggie Zapp

I have the good fortune to be surrounded by educated people. People who love reading literature that is so heavy I shiver at the thought of slogging through it.  Don’t get me wrong, I did my fair share of heavy reading … Continue reading

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