Tag Archives: courage

A Saint Valentine’s Day Story

“The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.” – G.K. Chesterton The Cardinal is one of the most popular birds. It is the official bird of as many as seven eastern states. It has extended … Continue reading

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Death By Any Other Name

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” is a popular reference to William Shakespear’s play Romeo and Juliet, in which Juliet seems to argue that it does not matter that Romeo is from her family’s rival house … Continue reading

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Kate

“However, so that we do not offend them, go to the sea and throw in a hook, and take the first fish that comes up; and when you open its mouth, you will find a shekel. Take that and give … Continue reading

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How Have We Lost Our Touch?

“I will tell you how I failed once. I’ve failed many times, but this instance was notable. I was visiting lepers in Biluba, Africa. I had with me 500 silver crucifixes about two inches high. I intended to give each … Continue reading

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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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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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