Who Are You?

“Christ Jesus is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.” – Colossians 1:15 The Gospel was perfect for the occasion during Fr. Peter Coching’s last Mass in our parish before his reassignment. It was the story of John the Baptist saying, “(Jesus) must increase, I must decrease.” Fr. Peter told the…

ANGER MANAGEMENT

Take no revenge and cherish no grudge against your fellow countrymen. – Leviticus 19:18 Phinehas Gage was a capable and efficient railroad construction foreman. But in 1848, he had a freak accident where a rod pierced through his skull above his left eye. His recovery was miraculous but the damage to the front lobe of his…

Do You Smell Good?

And the Lord smelled the soothing aroma; and the Lord said to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground on account of man…” ⎯ Genesis 8:21 Do you know that of all our senses, smelling is the most primal? In fact, animals can’t survive without it. A blind rat, they say, can still fend…