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Christ Came to Visit Me Twice Last Week

            Christ came to visit me twice last week. The first time he stopped by my house in the form of a door-to-door salesman.  It had rained all day so the weather was very cool and refreshing...

Book Review: Tremendous Trifles

by: GK Chesterton             I went in search of this book after reading a quote attributed to it – “A baby is the kingdom of God.”  (Thank you American Chesterton Society!).  I suspected if the rest of the book came anywhere near to as good as that small sample, it...

Embracing Dingy Socks and the Wider Lesson They Teach

            At the doctor’s office, I was told to undress and get into a gown by the nurse.  As I started to untie my shoes, the nurse said, “Cool shoes!” as she gathered her things to leave....

Book Review: The Way of the Cross

by: Caryll Houselander             This probably goes without saying, but this was an excellent book to read for Lent.  There is an overview of the Via Crucis and then a chapter dedicated to each...
Book Review: Happy Are You Poor 

Book Review: Happy Are You Poor 

by Thomas Dubay I follow a Franciscan monk who recommended this book.  He said he found it particularly challenging.  It intrigued me that a man who has given up everything to live a life in service of God found a book on spiritual poverty...

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Book Review: Utopia

Book Review: Utopia

by Thomas More             I wasn’t sure what to expect when reading this book.  I’d read it was a satire and then the guy who wrote the introduction to the version I was reading insisted it wasn’t...

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