Richard Williamson

How can we make the most of our mistakes?

Traditionalist Catholic Bishop Richard Williamson was excommunicated by the Catholic Church today for giving an ordination ceremony to another bishop without the consent of the Pope. They did things by the book, but these mistakes will not go without some form of learning in the process for both parties. If you claim to be a…

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When is it okay to not give up on something?

A church sign in Knoxville was recently changed to suggest that Satan was the first to ask for human rights. This is absolutely appalling to many of the people that fought for equal rights their entire lives. This is a clear sign that there is a time when we should just stop fighting against the…

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How can we get the most out of life?

Even in Malaysia, one of the more free of the Islamic nations, one does not have the freedom to read books. Although banning books is common in all countries, even some non-banned books in Malaysia are still banned. It is hard to enjoy the things out of life if one does not have access to…

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How can we take in all that we see in the world?

The Pope is expected to address the United Nations on his upcoming trip to the United States in addition to visiting Philadelphia and meeting the president in Washington DC. He is seen by many as an exemplar of the message of living in the Catholic Church and it brings us to thinking about our own…

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How can we better face our problems?

In the eyes of many evangelical church bodies, there is a huge problem facing these churches from the LGBT end. Many of these churches tell their LGBT congregants to stay celibate, which is control that is crumbling away from the hands of the leaders. LGBT youth and this type of spirituality is becoming ever more…

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The Hero’s Journey: The Two Worlds

One of the major themes of the Hero’s Journey is the difference between the two worlds. The beginning and the end of the journey are in the ordinary world and usually involve a hero that is also remarkably similar. In the middle of the story, the hero goes into the special world, which is where…