God gives us the strength to begin anew (CCC 1432).
Posted by Rick Becker on October 22, 2016
Whatever the statistical realities may be, the number of those who choose abortion after a prenatal diagnosis is far too high. It should be none.
~ Mark Bradford, Jérôme Lejeune Foundation USA
Posted by Rick Becker on October 14, 2016
Regulating the economy solely by centralized planning perverts the basis of social bonds; regulating it solely by the law of the marketplace fails social justice, for ‘there are many human needs which cannot be satisfied by the market’ (CCC 2425).
Posted by Rick Becker on October 6, 2016
Do the same as little children who fall asleep saying ‘Mama, mama.’
~ St. Bernadette Soubirous
Posted by Rick Becker on October 2, 2016
The least of our acts done in charity redounds to the profit of all (CCC 953).
Posted by Rick Becker on September 22, 2016
O Lord, we cannot go to the pool of Siloe to which you sent the blind man.
But we have the chalice of Your Precious Blood, filled with life and light.
~ St. Ephrem of Syria
Posted by Rick Becker on September 16, 2016
Posted by Rick Becker on September 5, 2016
When a man is getting better he understands more and more clearly
the evil that is still left in him.
~ C.S. Lewis
Posted by Rick Becker on August 30, 2016
The point of indirect communication is to position the reader to relate to the truth with appropriate passion, rather than to communicate the truth as such.
~ William McDonald
Posted by Rick Becker on August 28, 2016
That song is such a beautiful, poignant picture of old age and opportunity – a dual reminder that all of us (our parents, loved ones, me, you) will eventually reach our expiration dates, but also that, now, while we’re younger, we have so many chances to touch the lives of others already there.
Posted by Rick Becker on August 25, 2016