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pcarl's Recent Activity

  1. pcarl replied to the thread Atheist becomes a Christian after 40 years.

    You are saying that Jesus was simply an afterthought, a scapegoat to answer for an offense against a vengeful God. Jesus was with God at...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 6:46 AM
  2. pcarl replied to the thread How about a sliding-scale federal minimum wage?.

    So you would either go without and do the job yourself.

    Jun 24, 2019 at 6:45 AM
  3. pcarl replied to the thread How about a sliding-scale federal minimum wage?.

    That has nothing to do with a living or just wage which ought to provide shelter, food, clothing, health care, education etc. When one...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 5:08 PM
  4. pcarl replied to the thread "The Davinci Code", any basis in fact?.

    Because other than what the Gospels state, 'He grew in wisdom and stature', nothing of His life between 12 and 30? is unknown as there...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 6:41 AM
  5. pcarl replied to the thread Atheist becomes a Christian after 40 years.

    It is in our human nature to be attached to selfish desires, that is original sin. The Church existed before Scripture, Scripture is...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 6:18 AM
  6. pcarl replied to the thread How about a sliding-scale federal minimum wage?.

    I think the federal minimum wage only covers federal employees. There's a big difference between a minimum wage and a living wage.

    Jun 23, 2019 at 5:54 AM
  7. pcarl replied to the thread Save me, O God, for the waters have come in unto my soul..

    My only point was that our encounter, whether through Eucharist or Adoration, can't remain just 'Jesus and me' yet indifferent to the...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 5:45 AM
  8. pcarl replied to the thread Save me, O God, for the waters have come in unto my soul..

    St. John Chrysostom on the body of Christ: Do you wish to honor the body of Christ? Do not despise him when he is naked. Do not honor...

    Jun 22, 2019 at 9:33 AM
  9. pcarl replied to the thread Save me, O God, for the waters have come in unto my soul..

    If we don't take that away from the Eucharist or Adoration, we have wasted our time.

    Jun 22, 2019 at 8:24 AM
  10. pcarl replied to the thread Jewish Groups Sick of Concentration Camp Comparisons.

    This describes Trump! But I do agree there is no comparison between Dachua and the plight of the immigrants.

    Jun 21, 2019 at 10:03 AM
  11. pcarl replied to the thread But don't call them concentration camps.

    Do you understand the reason behind sanctuary cities? It is simply to give to the undocumented the right to seek help from police and...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 9:52 AM
  12. pcarl replied to the thread I have a solution to US v. Iran.

    I think that's a great solution for all wars!

    Jun 21, 2019 at 6:13 AM
  13. pcarl replied to the thread Because Pastors Know So Much About Sex.

    It does seem unusual. Schools are not in the morality business. Those churches ought to have their own sex ed programs where they may...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 6:10 AM
  14. pcarl replied to the thread God, Jesus, or the Holy Spirit?.

    'The Gift of John's Gospel, the Paraclete' has formed much of my understanding of the Holy Spirit. The Gift of Johns Gospel -- In the...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 6:05 AM
  15. pcarl replied to the thread God, Jesus, or the Holy Spirit?.

    It does at first seem an odd question. But when I think about it, it is the Spirit that moves us, to prayer, action, and guide us on our...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 5:39 AM