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A Reflection on St. Francis de Sales’ “On Creation”—by Cameron Daly

In my Natural Theology class last semester, I was blessed to get to read and reflect on an excerpt from St. Francis de Sales’ Introduction to the Devout Life concerning God’s act of creation (included as a link). I have … Continue reading

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“What are You Entitled to?”—class discussion post by Cameron Daly

Remember that you do not DESERVE God on account of your sins. This means that you do not DESERVE anything good; for God is goodness itself, and therefore all goodness—including all that you yourself possess in any way—has its source in Him. Therefore, all of it that you have is ultimately His generous gift to you. This is why we must banish any sense of ENTITLEMENT, and replace it with a profound APPRECIATION and GRATITUDE for God’s kindness and generosity. This is the only realistic approach. Continue reading

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One Day: A Reflection on Death and Decay—by Cameron Daly

I once saw an article posted by a Catholic page, about what a life-changer it can be to have a skull on your desk. After having written most of this post, I just now actually read it and would highly … Continue reading

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When Your College Has You Study Time Travel—by Cameron Daly

Check out “Week 7” … you know your college is epic when they tell you that “Time Travel is now available.”   That’s right—in my Philosophy of Nature course, I got to learn about the notion of time travel! Might … Continue reading

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Short Reflection for the 2017 Easter Vigil Mass Readings, by Cameron Daly

This reflection is inspired by the 2017 Easter Vigil Mass readings; http://usccb.org/bible/readings/041517.cfm HAPPY EASTER! Last night, I enjoyed about half of a fun pickleball social at Lyme Shores Tennis and attended the awesome (as always!) Easter Vigil Mass at St. … Continue reading

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The Unchangeable God and His Changeable Creation, by Cameron Daly

One point of St. Augustine’s I’d like to highlight is the changeability of all creatures—that is, of all things created by God—spiritual and corporeal alike. 1 It’s interesting and relevant for me in particular as it ties in with something … Continue reading

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The Necessity, Yet Insufficiency, of Existence in Itself–by Cameron Daly

Existence itself must be the first thing to exist; for nothing else can exist without it. Thus it obviously exists, because other things exist. But at the same time, existence in itself is not a sufficient reason for other things … Continue reading

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