An excerpt from “I Left My Heart In Cooperstown” book about Yogi Berra from our very own Knight of Columbus Dennis Corcoran of Council 12240 in Davie, FL.
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Fear and Hate – They are Both Wise
Psalm 111:10 says, ‘The fear of the Lord in the beginning of wisdom.’ Proverbs 1:7 and 9:10 say the identical thing. Three times God tells us that we begin to get wise when we begin to fear Him. If the first of the 10 Commandments is to love God with all of our heart, mind,Continue reading “Fear and Hate – They are Both Wise”
Should We Give Away What Meets our Needs in Order to Meet our Needs?
Each of us is driven to satisfy our needs. But what happens when someone else has a need and we have to ignore it to get our own needs met? In families and in society at large there is perceived competition for need satisfaction. There is also another level to this competition – satisfaction ofContinue reading “Should We Give Away What Meets our Needs in Order to Meet our Needs?”
I Have to See it to Believe it
To Christians undergoing a trial and looking forward to an answer the statement above is bad theology. It is counterproductive to a solution. The Psalmist David wrote in Psalms 26:13: “I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.” Hebrews 11:1 says, “Faith is the substance ofContinue reading “I Have to See it to Believe it”
Want an Audience with the King and to Receive His Gifts?
The Hebrew word translated “gift” means a “present” that one person gives to another. The NIV translates it this way, “A gift opens the way for the giver and ushers him into the presence of the great.” This verse describes what happens when you support a ministry.
If you are as busy as a bee, are you as smart as one?
There are three ways to make profit: gross margin, expense control and productivity. I’ll bet your CFO has the first two all sewed up. And the third one? I’ll bet again that he or she can’t give you a straight answer on how to raise it. That is because they are better at things like numbers, inventory, assets, than intangible thingsContinue reading “If you are as busy as a bee, are you as smart as one? “
The Shepherd vs. The Hired Man
As Father Ed pointed out in last Sunday’s homily, when it comes to taking care of sheep, they are much better off with a real shepherd who cares for them than with someone just in it for the money. In John 10:12 Jesus said, “He who serves for wages, and who is not the shepherd,Continue reading “The Shepherd vs. The Hired Man”
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