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Palm Sunday & the Tough Road to Love

Palm Sunday always gets me. It’s the day Jesus rode to Jerusalem heralded by His adoring fans. People lined the streets laying palm fronds before Him the same way we lay out the red carpet before Hollywood elites today. But all that changed quickly. The people turned on Jesus. They did not simply watch the …

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The Consecration of Russia & Your Role in Saving the World

Last Friday, Pope Francis consecrated Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The hope is that Russia will denounce its evil ways and come to Jesus for peace and salvation. Instead of rejoicing in this, many questioned why Mary is necessary. I addressed this here. Others debated whether the consecration had already been performed by …

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Fatima and Objections to the Consecration of Russia to Mary’s Immaculate Heart

Last Friday, Pope Francis consecrated Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. My previous post spoke of why Christians love Mary so much. Understanding the love for the Mother of Jesus still leaves many wondering about the Fatima story, what consecration means, and how a 100+ year old prophecy applies to our world today. There is …

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Consecration of Russia – Why do Christians Love Mary?

Today Pope Francis consecrated Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Non-Catholic friends may wonder what this means. Some may be suspicious of consecration to Mary and question what is meant by her Immaculate Heart. That’s understandable. Although a cradle Catholic, I did not understand this until just a few years ago. Let me explain …

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Love is in the Air – 5 Causes of Negativity & Tips for Positive Growth

Love was in the air last week. Happily Married couples celebrated World Marriage Day on Sunday, February 13th while sweethearts celebrated Valentine’s Day on Monday the 14th. For the single, divorced, and those in struggling Marriages, these back to back days can feel like a double whammy. Pink and red lace displays bombard us in …

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