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Money, Vanity, and Eternity

July 29, 2022 Carl E. Olson 1

Readings: • Ecc 1:2; 2:21-23 • Ps 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14, 17 • Col 3:1-5, 9-11 • Lk 12:13-21 I know Christians who believe that people should be able to be as wealthy as they […]

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The Heart and the Good Samaritan

July 9, 2022 Carl E. Olson 15

Readings: • Deut 30:10-14 • Ps 69:14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36, 37 • Col 1:15-20 • Lk 10:25-37 “The heart,” wrote St. John Chrysostom, “is the most noble of all the members of our body.” […]

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Joy! Anticipation! Fire?

December 10, 2021 Carl E. Olson 1

Readings: • Zep 3:14-18a • Is 12:2-3, 4, 5-6 • Phil 4:4-7 • Lk 3:10-18 “Great joy,” wrote G. K. Chesterton, “has in it the sense of immortality…” Joy, like love, hope, and goodness, cannot […]