Watering Down the Wine

JMJ Our Lord Jesus changed water into wine. Our modern age seems to be striving to change His wine into water. You will discover shortly this blog is to tackle a difficult subject that has plagued me for many years. I do not expect people to agree with my suggestions (I cannot call them conclusions … Continue reading Watering Down the Wine

A Voice Calling Out in the Parking Lot

JMJ Pluck Out Thine Own Eye is a Meaningless Statement to the Blind Perhaps the greatest obstacle to becoming a saint is complete honesty. What is honesty? It is more than telling the truth and being equitable in one's personal and business dealings. Honesty is not something one does, rather is something one is.  In … Continue reading A Voice Calling Out in the Parking Lot

Taking a Bite of the Big Apple

JMJ Do we believe in eternal life with God? Do we believe in Hell? We can narrow this question down to: do we believe in God? Yes?           or           No? Not "yes, but with caveats", or "no" as a sort of maybe. The Cosmic Battle If … Continue reading Taking a Bite of the Big Apple

Camels Have It Easy

JMJ It is better to just say it and get it out of the way. Money is the root of all evil. Not "love" of money, but money. Money has become an idol. The mantra of the modern capitalist world: "God is for salvation. Money is for everything else." Jesus calls us to Radical Discipleship. … Continue reading Camels Have It Easy

For Lourdes Sake

JMJ In these troubled times, when seemingly the whole world is falling apart, we need the Blessed Virgin Mary more than ever. What does this mean? I am merely echoing the words of millions upon millions of Catholics who over the centuries have seen the work of satan (I will not dignify his name with … Continue reading For Lourdes Sake