“Nothing is more practical than finding God."

Isn’t it fascinating that the “official” beginning of the Christmas (shopping) season is called Black Friday? Apparently, use of the term goes back to the 1970’s. Originally it referred to the heavy traffic on that day. Today retailers think of it more as the day they begin to turn a profit, i.e. operate in the …

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My benediction to you yesterday was, “Be free!” Some define freedom as being free to do whatever we want. St. Augustine actually affirms this understanding of freedom, but with an important qualification: “Love God, and do what you want.”