Dealing with the Bad Stuff in Our Lives – Finding Redemption

(Context is important. The writer was born Catholic and attended Catholic school in the pre-Vatican II, Baltimore Catechism world, where right from wrong was made very clear, as were the consequences and remedies to sin.) “Amazing grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, but now am found, […]

Dealing with the Bad Stuff in Our Lives – Struggling with the Consequences

I have not come to call the righteous but the sinners to repentance. Luke 5:32 We know we have done wrong. The pangs of a guilty conscience are there as a constant reminder. Joel Osteen tells us to say a prayer, asking for divine forgiveness, and then we are born again, ready to bask in […]