Category Archives: inspirational

A Moment of Silence

My first experience with Political Correctness (PC) was as a middle school student in the early 1960’s. One morning in home room when we rose from our seats for prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance, we were instead asked to … Continue reading

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CCC: Comprehensive, Cohesive, Certain

In considering the following sets of initials, GPS and CCC, I dare say that most Catholics can recognize and expand more on the first set than on the second. Each set has one thing in common; both guide us to a desired destination. GPS … Continue reading

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Old Glory

“If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother. But if he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, … Continue reading

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The New Normal

Normal is conforming to a standard; usual, typical, traditional, or expected. New Normal is a term that has been used in a variety of contexts to imply that something which was previously abnormal has become commonplace. It has been described … Continue reading

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Division

                                                                                                        Division is defined as  disagreement between two or more groups, typically producing tension or hostility. A synonym for division is separation. The middle photo above depicts division that, all to often, degenerates into evil hateful acts of violence. The photo … Continue reading

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The Come-Back

A come-back is defined as a return. Set during the Great Depression, the film “Seabiscuit” is a tale of three lost men–Johnny “Red” Pollard, a young man whose spirit has been broken; Charles Howard, a millionaire who lost everything; and Tom … Continue reading

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The Swamp

“I am sunk in the abysmal swamp where there is no foothold; I have reached the watery depths; the flood overwhelms me.” – Psalm 69:3   We can think of at least two societal instances which, if fit the mold, can be referred to in terms … Continue reading

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