Reflection: Simon Peter & Spiritual Maturity

I'm unsure of what promoted it, but yesterday I found myself thinking about the scene in Matthew depicting Peter attempting to walk on water towards Christ. Christian or no, almost everyone is familiar with what occurs next in the story; Peter becomes afraid, doubts, and begins to sink below the churning waves. 'Peter, you dipshit' …

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Why Love ISN'T All We Need

Since I was a child I have noticed that every time we are confronted with some tragedy - natural disasters, mass poverty, police violence, war, etc. - there are always a handful of people that respond with repeating what the Beatles said in the 60's, 'all you need is love.' This past week's murder of …