A couple of years back, I tried to make each Sunday a chance to post on some topic of Faith, and with this posting I will be going back to that effort. It's appropriate to start here on a summer Sunday with a two-part theme: 1) When should you go to Church in the first … Continue reading Sunday or Sabbath?
There is little doubt that there is disagreement on many moral issues among individuals and groups of people. This includes nations and political parties within nations. In the book “Whatever Happened to Good and Evil”, Russ Shafer-Landau puts forth that despite these disagreements, there is subjective morality. In examining my own personal belief system, I … Continue reading The philosophic problem of moral disagreement
It’s Christmastime once again. More specifically it is the final weekend before Christmas Day itself. This certainly means that over the next two days there will be a mad rush by many folks to complete shopping for their gift lists. That perfume or pajamas for your wife, a book for your pop, a couple of … Continue reading The Gift
He couldn't have been happier with the way in which his life was finally turning out. A hard-working tradesman who plied his craft with the best of them, he had met a beautiful young girl and fallen in love at first sight. Sure she was much younger than him, but he was determined to have … Continue reading Joseph: A righteous man
For Catholics it is traditionally known as the Third Commandment from God (in some churches it is listed as the fourth). It is the command from God to "Keep Holy the Sabbath", to formally set aside one period of time each week to rest from our work, and to celebrate and thank Him for all … Continue reading Keep holy the Sabbath day