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Author Archive: Larry D

LarryD resides in southeastern Michigan with his wife and 2 sons. Most of his career has been in sales for a variety of packaging firms; in May 2012, he joined the ranks of the self-employed, starting his own manufacturers rep company. Despite the commitment of building up a business, he still runs the award-winning blog Acts of the Apostasy, and contributes to The American Catholic. You can follow him on Twitter at @AoftheA.

He also has a cat of whom he's 89% sure is plotting to kill him.

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Comparing Sales And Evangelizing

April 27, AD2013 7 Comments
Comparing Sales And Evangelizing

Selling and evangelizing are more similar than you might think. There are quite a few differences, to be sure, but there are features that are common to both. At first glance, sales and evangelizing appear as disparate as vice and virtue, but that\’s a false comparison. There are good and honest salespersons just as there […]

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Same Sex “Marriage” Has Ruined Dr Who For Me

March 30, AD2013 6 Comments
Same Sex “Marriage” Has Ruined Dr Who For Me

Cross-posted at Acts of the Apostasy. The second half of Season Seven of Doctor Who starts this Saturday evening [March 30] on BBC America, and I’m not going to watch it. I’m a huge fan of the show – well, at least I used to be – and when it returned to the airwaves back […]

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The Assault On Faith In The Workplace

March 2, AD2013 12 Comments
The Assault On Faith In The Workplace

Imagine these scenarios: – Joe is the top salesman at the local car dealership. A \”gay married\” couple comes in to purchase a car, and asks Joe to sell them a car. Joe is a faithful practicing Catholic who follows Church teaching that same-sex marriage is wrong and impossible. – Sue, a graphic designer at […]

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Always Be Catholic

February 2, AD2013 7 Comments
Always Be Catholic

(First of all, thank you to Stacy, Chelsea & Tito for inviting me to be part of CatholicStand.  I\’m honored and humbled to be included with the other outstanding writers assembled for this e-zine.  I hope I can contribute worthily, and provide an insight or two on the intersection of faith and business.) My chosen […]

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