Month: July 2020

And on the sixth day, God created … Lust?

“God created mankind in his image; in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.  God blessed them and God said to them: Be fertile and multiply” (Genesis 1:27-28). In creating us men and women He also gave us… Continue Reading “And on the sixth day, God created … Lust?”

I Want an Oompa Loompa Now!

This week’s installment of how to use the 7 heavenly virtues to defeat the 7 deadly sins:  Charity versus Greed.  I woke up this morning thinking about the movie, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.  This was my favorite movie as a kid and… Continue Reading “I Want an Oompa Loompa Now!”

Lions and Sloths and Bears, Oh My!

Did you practice your temperance last week?  Melanie went to the grocery store without me, under protest.  She came back with a receipt that represented 75 percent need and only 25 percent want.  And she saved $25 off our normal weekly bill which will… Continue Reading “Lions and Sloths and Bears, Oh My!”

The Fast Path to Temperance

Next up in our review of the 7 heavenly virtues and their opposing deadly sins; overcoming the vice of gluttony with the virtue of temperance. Gluttony is a deadly sin … literally.  The number one killer in our society is heart disease, mainly caused… Continue Reading “The Fast Path to Temperance”

Winner Stays

I wrote the following chapter of the Playground Heaven book for my Dad.  Today is his birthday, so I’m sharing it with you all as a tribute to him.  Please join me in wishing him a happy birthday on his facebook page here. “I’ll… Continue Reading “Winner Stays”