Euthanasia: The Catastrophe of Honoring “Non-Life”

IT MAKES SENSE TO MEBy Larry Peterson                                                                                     from nypost.com Euthanasia is upon us.…
     

Euthanasia–Celebrating the Destruction of God’s Greatest Gift–Life

IT MAKES SENSE TO ME Milou de Moor, dead at 19 By Larry Peterson        Euthanasia (aka assisted suicide), is a pathetic concept promoted under the guise of compassion, mercy and kindness. It is no such thing. Euthanasia is not compassionate. It is not merciful. And---it is not kind. It is an abomination…
     

Childhood Euthanasia: IsThis Secularism’s Final Nail into the Casket of God’s Natural Law?

IT MAKES SENSE TO ME by Larry Peterson I think that the plague of secularism that has engulfed the entire world  possibly reached its optimal success last February. The highly civilized country of Belgium passed a law allowing children to choose to euthanize themselves.  The final seal of approval was placed on this bill by…
     

Secularism’s Optimal Success Story; The Legalization of Child Euthanasia

by Larry Peterson The plague of secularism that has engulfed the entire world has possibly reached its optimal success. The highly civilized country of Belgium passed a law last month allowing children to choose to euthanize themselves; however, it did not become official until last week.  That is when the final seal of approval was…
     

The Perversion of “Love & Kindness”; Belgium OKs Euthanasia for Children;

by Larry Peterson Three months ago  the civilized, highly sophisticated nation of Belgium looked on as  the collective wisdom of the upscale Belgium Social Justice Committee coagulated into making a recommendation to Parliament that they should approve a bill which would legalize euthanasia for children.  Well now, what do you know?   Belgium's lawmakers heeded…
     

The Sophisticated Barbarism of Euthanasia for Children

by Larry Peterson I love the Christmas season and throughout my life I have never allowed grinches, grumps, gripers, and all of their grouchy, surly kind to diminish for me what the true meaning of Christmas is and the happiness it brings to so many. Then  along came Christmas season, 2013. A week after Thanksgiving…
     

Election 2016—There May Still be Hope

IT MAKES SENSE TO MEBy Larry Peterson Pope St. John Paul II said, “A nation that kills its own children is a nation without hope.” Hillary Clinton’s decades of political experience have allowed her to master the art of parsing the English language to suit the moment. To be fair, she is just one of…
     

The Catholic Church—Saying “NO” to a World Screaming “YES”

IT MAKES SENSE TO MEBy Larry Peterson How did the precepts of ethics and morality, based on the Ten Commandments and the "Golden Rule", become a pariah to so many? How did these principles ever become inverted?  Why have they seemingly been tossed by many into the dumpster of the outdated and irrelevant? There is…
     

Why Do Some People Hate God? Because God has Rules

It Makes Sense To Me By Larry Peterson How did this principle of ethics and morality based on the Ten Commandments  and  Natural Law somehow become a pariah to so many? Why would anyone want to remove the words, "under God", from the Pledge of Allegiance or the name of God from our coins or government buildings?…
     

Massacring Children; 2000 Years and Counting

IT MAKES SENSE TO MEBy Larry Peterson Since I find myself still filled with the wondrous spirit of the Christmas season I have decided that this will be my final blog post for 2015. I am simply doing everything I can to keep that upbeat feeling a bit longer. I don't care. I like it…
     

The World; Yesterday and Today–The Bible Covers It All

IT MAKES SENSE TO ME By Larry Peterson As a cradle Catholic who went to twelve years of Catholic school "waaaaay" back in the '50s and '60s, I can say without hesitation that my education in the Bible and about the Bible and of the Bible was almost non-existent. The Catechism with its nays &…
     

The “Shameful Silence”—It Honors Evil

IT MAKES SENSE TO ME by Larry Peterson                                                          "Silence in the face of evil is evil itself."   Dietrich Bonhoeffer Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran theologian in Germany…
     

Another Secularist “Triumph”: Say Good-Bye to Laura—She says, “Life is Not for ME”

IT MAKES SENSE TO MEBy Larry Peterson Her  name is Laura and she is 24 years old. She is a healthy woman who lives in Belgium. She wants to die. Why does she want to die? Because, as she says, "Life, that's not for me."My initial reaction was, "Oh my God, this young woman is…
     

The Catholic Church; The Foremost Enemy of Satanic Driven Virtue

IT MAKES SENSE TO MEby Larry Peterson The United States of America is the only nation in history to have used the Judeo-Christian Principle  as the lynchpin for the nation's development and growth. So, what happened? How did this principle seemingly get tossed into the dumpster of the outdated and irrelevant? How did this principle of ethics…
     

Evil vs Good: It May be Time to for EVERYONE to Choose Sides

IT MAKES SENSE TO MEby Larry Peterson It seems that now, in the early 21st century, people of faith have been thrust into the Canyon of Decision. This is  a place where a personal decision must be made and only two choices are available. Those choices are Good vs Evil. God is the perfection of…
     

“The Scandal that is a “Shameful Silence”

IT MAKES SENSE TO MEby Larry Peterson                                                          "Silence in the face of evil is evil itself."   Dietrich Bonhoeffer Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran theologian in Germany during…
     

Another Attempt to Break Down the Doors of the Confessional

IT MAKES SENSE TO MEby Larry Peterson The Sacrament of Penance is a magnificent gift we Catholics have been given and the beauty of its effectiveness is encapsulated into what is known as the Seal of Confession.  Anyone who goes to confession has the absolute certainty that whatever he or she confesses to the priest will NEVER,…