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The Value of Man: A Poem

Posted by James Hahn on

The Value of Man: A Poem based on the Bible story where Jesus frees a man possessed by demons by casting the demons into a herd of swine.

He wandered among the tombs
possessed of heart, body, and mind
no chains nor shackles
were strong enough to bind.

Night and day he cried out
by the tombs and in the hills
and though many had tried
none could hold him still.

Then a stranger came ashore
a man from Galilee
wi...

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When God says, "No".

Posted by James Hahn on

Re-post from 2011 when we were dealing with Catherine's retinoblastoma (eye cancer).

Have you ever prayed for something only to have God say, "no"? Have you ever offered sacrifices, begun prayer chains, prayed novenas to every known saint in Heaven for an intention only to have God say, "no"? I have and I am willing to bet that you have too.

Most recently I prayed, as did many of you, that my...

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