On a visit to the local fair, as a young child, I recall watching a potter at his wheel. I watched this intimate relationship between the potter’s hands and what began as a lump of clay, as he gently moulded and shaped it, applying pressure from the inside, sometimes from the outside, sometimes upward, bending…

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There is one thing that I am certain about. It is that I wish to fly the Catholic flag. It is the one sure path to life in eternity in the presence of my Lord. It is the one true rock that will prevail against the gates of the netherworld (Mt 16:18). It is my…

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While I know that the divine economy of salvation uses as its currency a dichotomous (2 sided) coin of love and discipline (Heb 12:6), nevertheless, I have always had trouble with the notion of having to carry my cross (Mt 16:24). The problem is not so much the cross itself, but my reaction to it;…

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