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My Confession of Sin

Father eternal, giver of light and grace, I have sinned against you and against my neighbors, in what I have thought, in what I have said and done, through ignorance, through weakness, through my own deliberate fault. I have wounded your love, and marred your image in me. I am sorry and ashamed, and repent […]

Why Our Mistakes Must Not Be Allowed To Define Us

Why have we come to think of life in such dire terms? The answer is that stories of mistakes and failure surprise us. They are unexpected, and therefore, trigger alarm and heighten our interest. It is a bleak commentary that of all the good content on this blog, the most read and “googled” post is […]

Best New Wines Under $20—My Top Ten of 2011 Week

 Here are my Top Ten wines from 2011 under $20. 1. Meiomi Pinot Noir — $17.99 2. Cline Zinfandel — $12 3. Chateau Marjosse Bordeaux — $9.99 4. Menage a Trois — $7.99 5. Earthstone Merlot —  $9.99 6. Heavyweight Red — $11.99 7. Marramiero Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Dama — $11.99 8. Pine Ridge 2008 Chenin Blanc-Viognier — $12. […]