A Period is Stronger Than an Exclamation Point

01-27-2019(Being) Catholic MattersDavid Lins

Many people in the pews mistakenly see Jesus as meek and mild. They hear His beautiful message of love and forgiveness, and they can’t conceive of this message being compatible with strength and power. Yet, when we read the words of Luke’s fourth chapter, there it is.


Comparisons are Poison

01-20-2019(Being) Catholic MattersDavid Lins

Comparisons are poison.

I’ll never forget the time I was completely content with my salary until I accidentally stumbled across a co-worker’s salary. Suddenly, I felt disrespected and massively underpaid. It was nearly twenty years ago. What changed? Nothing – except I was comparing myself to someone else.


Live Lives Pleasing to God

01-13-2019(Being) Catholic MattersDavid Lins

I can’t stop talking about goals in January. I think it is part of my American DNA. I’ve rattled off several of them recently. Most of them are good and worthy of our efforts.


A Time for Change

01-06-2019(Being) Catholic MattersDavid Lins

Merry Christmas Season everyone! It’s the first Sunday of the New Year! It’s a time of resolutions. It’s a time to avoid the bathroom scale. And it’s often a time for change.