Category Archives: God Bothering

things about important things

St. Michael – Defend Us.

Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do Thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host – by the Divine Power … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Abraham. Yours, Ba’al (D)

Essay by Dr. Dan Collins, Sr, Naples FL Reflecting on our current problems of governance on the birthday of our most spiritual president, Abraham Lincoln, leads me to parallels through the wisdom of history. Locke’s reflections on the Natural Law, … Continue reading

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Wrong. Again. Educating the Educator (or, God is not fooled by Plausible Deniability).

Idiot of idiots. Obama’s new “revised mandate” The revised Obama mandate will make religious groups contract with insurers to offer birth control and the potentially abortion-causing drugs to women at no cost. The revised mandate will have religious employers refer … Continue reading

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Principles Not Subject to Compromise

Papa Collins (Dan, Sr.) has instructed that while “compromise in matters of prudence are permissible. Compromise in matters of Principle are not.” This has been of no small amount of value in my own formation. And nowhere perhaps is this … Continue reading

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Digging in the Dirt

CLEANING OUT EMAIL – FOUND THE FOLLOWING. On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 1:37 PM, wrote: All – I am probably missing some people on this email. If you notice someone missing from it that should be included, please feel … Continue reading

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The Mansion of Your Life (an open letter to Grandchildren)

Essay by Daniel P Collins, Sr, Naples Florida The famous author, James A. Mitchner, in “The Fires of Spring” announced authoritatively: “For this is the journey that men make: to find themselves. If they fail in this, it doesn’t matter … Continue reading

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Sole Saves Soul

Essay by Daniel P Collins, Sr. – Naples, Florida My dad was a fireman in downtown Chicago for forty-three years. His rise from fireman to Division Marshall over the politicians determined obstructions was aided by the prayers of his favorite … Continue reading

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Prayers Are Good Tidings

Each Christmas I am faced with the conflict. On the one hand, with children in the house we feel obliged to do silly things like purchase gifts and prop up Santa Claus. But another part of me realizes that this … Continue reading

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Entendre Raison

Written By: Dr. Dan P. Collins, Sr This past year I have been pondering the age old question, “why do bad things happen to good people?”. All who have seriously studied have reasoned the answer is to be found in … Continue reading

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Paganism – a Blind Man’s Bluff

Truly: Then they sent some of the Pharisees and Herodians to Him in order to trap Him in a statement.  They came and said to Him, “Teacher, we know that You are truthful and defer to no one; for You … Continue reading

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