Our times are fraught with conflict and peril. There is political turmoil, ecological disaster and all manner of terrible, worrisome things to keep us awake at night. How do you manage the constant barrage of distressing news? How about having a good laugh once in a while? I share with you one of my all-time favorite news sources: The Onion. Please enjoy without caution or … Continue reading How Long Since You Had A Good Laugh?
Not long ago I attended mass at Seattle Prep High School celebrated by one of my classmates, Father Phil Burroughs, President of Holy Cross University. A number of my classmates were there. The event was meaningful for many reasons, not least of which we’re all getting older and our numbers are beginning to thin. I was struck by the affection we have for one another, … Continue reading Soul Brothers
“When I find myself in times of trouble ~ Mother Mary comes to me speaking words of wisdom ~ Let It Be ~ And in my hour of darkness she is standing right in front of me ~ Speaking words of wisdom ~ Let It Be, Let it Be ~ Whispers words of wisdom ~ Let It Be, Let It Be” The Beatles “Let It … Continue reading Let It Be
All families have stories of black sheep, and some sheep can wander into some pretty dark places. My family is no different. We, too, have our black sheep, and at one point I counted myself as one. Then, later, I discovered life’s not so simple. We all have our spots. White sheep have black spots, and black sheep have white spots. It’s just that some … Continue reading A Story of Redemption