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An obiter dictum on boxing as a metaphor for life…

I just saw a clip of Naseem “Prince” Hased in the ring, and it reminded me that I don’t mind trash talk and grandstanding, as long as you can back it up when it counts. And Hased certainly could back … Continue reading

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Sorry to leave my reader in the lurch…

Lately I’ve been in a whirlwind of activity, reflection, study, and even prayer. Like Ferris Bueller said John Lennon said….

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Life is where you live it…

Odd as it sounds, I’d like to apologize for being such an absentee bloglord at times. I thank you for maintaining such a high level of discussion here at FCA. I would like to be more involved in the discussions, but even … Continue reading

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Χριστὸς ἀνέστη! (Khristós Anésti!)

Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη! (Alithós Anésti!) My wife and joked last night that, while Christ rose from death last night, we’d have to wait until this morning to do so. Handling two infants under three years old for the entire Easter vigil, a … Continue reading

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Ignorance is bliss…

“Forward, the Light Brigade!” Was there a man dismay’d? Not tho’ the soldier knew Someone had blunder’d: Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die: Into the valley of Death Rode the … Continue reading

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“Ohhkay, that was prob’ly a bit much…”

HT To Fr. Blake. And here is the same conversation with, if you will, a few sheets to the wind: . Meanwhile, I have been cutting loose in my own ways. While we’re on the topic of St. Patrick’s Day, … Continue reading

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Putting the cool…

…back in gruel! “HEREFORE, if you be risen with Christ, seek the things that are above; where Christ is sitting at the right hand of God: 2 Mind the things that are above, not the things that are upon the … Continue reading

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