8 Articles of Spiritual Enlightenment selected from the San Francisco Charismatics, the monthly
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Mary, Our Mother by Fr. Kilian McDonnell. If we can feel and express
tenderness for our earthly mother, surely we should be able to express the same to
our heavenly mother. But, she is not one to whom we can turn and say
"Mary: Mary!" and expect forth with to be admitted to the kingdom of her
son without amending our lives.
Develop Filial Trust by
Bishop Joseph McKinney. When we learn to trust God, we will never be tempted
beyond what is possible with God's help. Filial trust leads to a fearless life--God
and you are a majority of one!
out in Horror by
Rev. Joseph Landi, Editor. Abortion is against moral law. Moral law is
not a mater of personal or group choice but lies in the objective moral law which may not
necessarily be what the majority considers moral or actually practices.
The Content of Our
Character by Ward Connerly The
defense of our values define who we are and there is a profound weakening of our national
character. Mr. Connerly, Chairman of the American Civil Right Institute, is
the University of California regent who led the successful effort to eliminate the
consideration of race, gender, and ethnic origin in the admissions, contracting and
employment activities of the university. Here is an insight to his thinking.
A Living Wage For
Whom? by Rev. John S. Rausch. The
best times for shareholders reveals still hard times for low wage worker. CEO's pay
raises equal 36% last year compared to a 2.7% increase for blue-collar workers and 0% for
minimum wage earners. Too many people are waiting for their ship to come in.
Will it bring them a living wage?
A Message from Mt.
Sinai by Pope John
Paul II. On Mt Sinai, the truth of "who God is" became the foundation
and guarantee of the Covenant for the Ten Commandments are not an arbitrary imposition of
a tyrannical God.
Easter and the Egg
by Denise Malmquist-Little. Generally
speaking, rabbit eggs are a rarity. However, in this article Denise has some
interesting insight about the Easter egg and which came first--Easter or the egg.