Tag Archives: Jesus

EASTER MESSAGE 2017

                    [Based in very large part on the article by Russ Ramsey (“Easter Week in Real Time,” The Gospel Coalition, April 10, 2017), with some additional discussion and personal commentary added] – … Continue reading

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Time to Put Christ Back in Christmas

By Diane Rufino, December 24, 2016 In the 1984 case Lynch v. Donnelly, the Supreme Court was asked to consider if the First Amendment prohibited the municipality of Pawtucket, Rhode Island from including a Nativity scene, in its annual Christmas … Continue reading

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Without Easter

          by  Diane Rufino Have you ever thought of what it would be like if Jesus hadn’t been born, hadn’t assembled a group of loyal disciples and followers, hadn’t taught his lessons of love and forgiveness … Continue reading

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An Easter Reflection

              by Diane Rufino I wanted to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very blessed Good Friday – Easter week-end. Beginning yesterday, Holy Thursday, an innocent man was taken into custody to answer … Continue reading

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Two Ways of Educating

          by  Diane Rufino, December 24, 2013 At some schools, usually independent (not accepting federal dollars) and religious, students read old books, including Plato’s Republic.  In the Republic, they read the story of Gyges’ ring that makes the … Continue reading

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