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Happy Independence Day! This topic came up completely unrelated to the 4th of July holiday, but upon reflection it couldn’t have taken place on a more appropriate date!
“Can’t see the forest for the trees.”
Does the Black Lives Matter movement move us to look more deeply at our own faults and imperfections, or does it fan in us a level of indignant pride? Based on your answer to this question, what does that say about you?
What should we think about the current call to remove sacred art that depicts religious figures in certain skin colors?
The Calling of Saint Matthew, by Caravaggio. This is the painting Matt refers to during the podcast in which the artist depicts Jesus and His apostles at 17th century Italians.
What are your thoughts on the state mandate that all peoples must wear a mask in public?
"Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought." - Saint Pope John Paul II
"Mere Christianity" by C.S. Lewis; https://www.amazon.com/Mere-Christianity-C-S-Lewis/dp/0060652926/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1NBISTAW108Q&dchild=1&keywords=mere+christianity+by+c.s.+lewis&qid=1593951100&s=books&sprefix=mere+%2Cstripbooks%2C172&sr=1-2