Deacon Randy Haak articles

Deacon Randy Haak articles

Let Us Live What We Have Prayed - November 3, 2019

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 10/31/19

“Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” How often have we said those words? Depending on our age, it might be anywhere from a few hundred times to hundreds of thousands of times. But how often do we really stop to think about what ... Read More »

It's Not Fair! - September 22, 2019

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 10/01/19

“It’s not fair!” is a cry parents often hear from their children when they are disappointed with an answer from a parent. “It’s not fair!” is what we often say when we face an unexpected hardship or illness. “It’s not fair!” is how we feel when we know someone ... Read More »

Who is Your Driver? - August 11, 2019

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 8/07/19

Most likely sometime this week we will drive or ride in a car. Even if we don’t this week, at some time or another, either in the past or the future we probably have, or will, ride in a car to go somewhere. If you are like me, you ... Read More »

Experience the Freedom of Living in the Spirit - June 30, 2019

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 7/12/19

After two months of celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, and the gift of the Holy  Spirit to lead us and guide us, we return to Ordinary Time. But always remember that this refers to a season of the Church year. God’s love for us is anything but ordinary!

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Love One Another - May 19, 2019

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 6/17/19

One of my favorite books is The Road Less Traveled by F. Scott Peck. It begins with the premise that life is difficult and, when we accept the notion that life is difficult, then life becomes easy. That concept seems inconsistent at first but, when you reflect on it ... Read More »

It is Not My Job to Judge Others - April 7, 2019

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 6/17/19

The Gospel reading this Fifth Sunday of Lent is one of my personal favorites for several reasons. First, it reminds me of why Jesus came to walk side-by-side with us in the first place – to save us, to forgive us and most importantly, to teach us to love ... Read More »

It Might as Well Start With You - February 24, 2019

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 6/17/19

Perhaps your first thought when you hear the Gospel this weekend is: “I need to talk to my bank and find out if they are Christian-based. Then I will ask them if they believe in the Gospel. I will ask them if they really expected me to pay them ... Read More »

Christmas - a Way of Life - January 13, 2019

Posted by Cheryl Kumm on 6/17/19

For most of us, the Christmas tree is on the curb, the garland is gone and the stockings are no longer hung by the chimney with care. In many cases, the only part of Christmas we still have with us is the extra weight we carry from all the ... Read More »


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