Posts in category "Religion"

Trump visits the centers of faith. The world holds its breath.

  Ahead Trump will visit the holiest sites; I assume he will be diplomatic. I pray he will not create any sound bites Like an  uncle confined in the attic.

At Florida rally, Trump takes the Lord's name in vain

    Melania opened the rally with prayer To which Trump’s reaction was odd. He praised to the heavens the sayer And took the attention off God.

We shall overcome Trump. God willing. A prayer.

  The Lord shall deliver us from distresses On His mercy we’ll be bankin’. The souls of His servants He loves and He  blesses. May He grant us a President Franken.            
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Cruz can't be the Republican Satan; there already is one

“John Boehner sounded off a litany of insults for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz Wednesday night, labelling the Texas senator ‘Lucifer in the flesh’ and a ‘miserable son of a bitch.'” [cbsnews.com]   Cruz is ‘Lucifer in the flesh’? The analogy temptingly limps. The meme has a much better mesh If Dick Cheney’s the Lord... Read more »

Trump gets in the ring with the Pope

  Has Trump met his match in the Pope? Such a fight is a slippery slope. Will his vanity tumble In a Vatican rumble That will end any president hope?

How to improve your sex life in four short lines

[The following was inspired by Planet Michelle’s “Best Sex Quotes” by ChicagoNow blogger Michelle Babicz]   Some have trouble with sex Because they believe What God did  in Eden To Adam and Eve.
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Meditation on the Fall

  Now the  trees shed the  leaves that  forsake them Just as God in His wisdom did make them. But I wish in His plan That He didn’t make man As the one who’d eventually rake them.

A saintly indulgence in Orland Park

“Thousands of Catholic faithful filed into St. Francis of Assisi Church in Orland Park on Wednesday, some waiting for an hour or more to touch the glass casket holding the remains of St. Maria Goretti, the youngest saint canonized by the Roman Catholic Church.”  [Chicago Tribune]     In the ‘burbs  you can visit a... Read more »

The Pope's visit, in just a few words

  “The pope has left the United States, but details are still coming out about his trip. Here’s a big one: Last Thursday afternoon, during his time in Washington, D.C., he met with Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk who has refused to perform same-sex marriages, her lawyers say.” [theatlantic.com]   The Pope is gone,... Read more »
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18 reasons why Jesus would never be a Republican

In Jesus’s own words, here are 18 reasons He would never be a right-wing Republican.  (Quoted in the Revised English Bible) 1. “Blessed are the peacemakers; they shall be called God’s children.”  Matthew 5: 9 2. “Love your enemies and pray for your persecutors; only so can you be children of your heavenly Father,  who... Read more »