Archive for July 31st, 2016

The Word

1Sa 15. 22b – 23a

“Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

“For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.”

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Pascal quote

“There is a pleasure in being in a ship beaten about by a storm when we are sure that it will not founder.

The persecutions which harass the Church are of this nature.”

– Blaise Pascal, from his Pensees

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Your mother was here and welcomed you into THIS world.

So live (forgiven and forgiving) that God becomes your Father and therefore welcomes you into the best, the UPPER World.  

– eab, 7/1/16

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To the Moon

Hi, odd-shaped moon on high,

Luminary ship in a night-like sky,

Why doest thou in your reign

Looking down on us with such disdain?

By grace, saints will pass you by.

– eab, 7/31/10

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You do not want to think about death.

And I don’t relish thinking about death either. But 125 years from now every person you know will be dead. EVERY ONE. And all of us then will be in Heaven or Hell. ALL. (Purgatory is a myth, a cruel, money-making myth.) You have one(1) great responsibility, I have one(1) great responsibility: get right with God. (Only after we’re right can we truly help others to get right – which is a second 2nd responsibility – frankly, it’s a distant 2nd.)

Is your every sin forgiven?  

– eab, 7/31/16

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