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Transformation Tuesday: Look For the Helpers

Hello, HOPE-lovers and welcome to Transformation Tuesday! “Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.” ~ G.K. Chesterton I know everyone is talking about the tragedy in Las Vegas.  I truly pray that this post is not simply more noise in the already crowded media stream.  I am writing on this topic because …

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“Monsoon” Madness in Florida

We’re heading into monsoon season, and the darkest clouds seem to have descended upon Florida lately. We have lost our sense of sacredness and for it we are paying with our lives. See post entitled, “Gorilla Warfare (on huMANity)”. A poem to ponder… “We believe in Marx, Freud, and Darwin. We believe everything is okay as long as you don’t hurt anyone, to …

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Gorilla Warfare (on huMANity)

“Next to the Blessed Sacrament itself, your neighbor is the holiest object presented to your senses.” ~ C.S. Lewis I feel the need to delve into biblical anthropology; it is from here that any comments below, I believe, will be sustained. Preface: This will be simple: Existential value is given to, not created by humanity.  And for this value to endure all …

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Phoenix, Pastors, & Pedophilia

See story at: http://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/arizona-news/121122940-story   Great tragedy has struck in “my backyard.” Is anyone tired of hearing the words pastor and pedophilia in the same sentence?!  I am!!! No words can express what any humane individual should feel after hearing a story like this.  For the victim, the victim’s family, the victimizer’s family, the local and universal Church, and Jesus…all have …

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KKK: Kids Killing Kids

  This is probably in vain, but I will disclaim anyways: THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL POST!  This is simply a response to what just occurred in my “backyard” last week. Now that we got that out of the way… Many are aware of the recent tragedy that occurred at Independence High School in Glendale, AZ this past Friday.  As …