Just A Thought

This category provides short essays written by Dr. Ron Miller. All of the essays were written for Ron’s website and date back a few years. The most recent one was written on 5/1/2011, just three days before he passed away.

Post Electionem MMIV

After the 2004 Election In tenebras carissima descendit patria dum super nos nubes congregant nigrae. Caeci ignotique sua in potestate gaudent ubi regnat superbe imperii arrogantia. Quid possumus nunc agere hoc in tempore triste? Semper speremus laboremusque fortiter Quia obscuram post noctem Certe aurea apparebit aurora. Our beloved country descends into shadows while dark clouds …

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Thoughts on Abortion

I saw a bumper sticker that said “You Can’t Be Catholic and Pro-Abortion.” I think that’s probably true but I’m not sure I would interpret that statement the way it is probably intended. The Christian tradition has been against abortion for a long time and I think that’s a good idea. So what can Catholics …

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Thoughts on Gays

Where is all this excitement coming from regarding Kerry’s remark about Cheney’s daughter? People are reacting as though he insulted her. It wasn’t as though he accused her of embezzling or liking child pornography. He wasn’t accusing her of anything. Would it have been OK if he had mentioned that she was left-handed or right-handed? …

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Spirituality in a Secular World

Spirituality in a Secular World

This was a talk delivered in 1983 by Ron Miller for Ekklesia, an organization of Catholic Women. This bound, 22-page, 8”x11” booklet was given to me in late 2012 by a relative of ours from St. Louis. Ron had given it to another relative back when it was published. I feel very fortunate to have …

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