Isn’t It Amazing!

Today’s Gospel lesson describes a brief episode in which Jesus was asked to lay His hands on “a deaf man who had a speech impediment.” Jesus put his fingers in the man’s ears and, spitting, touched the man’s tongue. “Then He looked up to heaven, emitted a groan and said ‘Be opened!’ At once the …

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When You Haven’t The Strength

Author Chaim Potok has written a novel entitled “My Name Is Asher Lev.” It is the story of a twelve-year-old Jewish boy who wants to become an artist. The boy is in an Orthodox Jewish family, and his desire to become an artist creates many problems. In this Orthodox Jewish Family, the son simply does …

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A proud grand-uncle recalls, in glowing terms, the first word spoken by his grand-niece, at age fifteen months: She did not go with the traditional “Momma” or “Dadda.” Instead my kid brother’s happy little daughter said, “Wow!” I love that “Wow!” I hope her first word will stay with her for the rest of her …

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God Will Find You!

Christine and Alex, an Irish couple, spent a good portion of their fifty years of marriage bickering. Mostly, they squabbled over minor matters, often good-naturedly. But whenever they argued, Christine would make it a point to have the last word. And her “last word” was always the same: “Mark my words, Alex, the day will …

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