Humanity enters into communion with God by way of the Incarnation and the world enters into communion with God by way of humanity.
Home And Family Life
I learned at a tender age that life isn’t fair, some things don’t live up to their hype while others seemed designed to fool you.
This is either another skirmish in the war between men and women, or another example of what a bad person I am. You decide. Books have…
I was fortunate enough to have two solid days of fishing laid out in front of me and since it was the middle of January it meant ice fishing.
Cows are milked on our farm around the clock, with a one-hour break every seven hours to provide time to clean the facility and sanitize equipment.
I remember the first time I heard Dr. M.L. King’s “I Have A Dream” speech, I was energized by the power of his message and his singular commitment to see justice and peace prevail.
I purposely never became a certified gemologist from fear it would compromise my ability to sell them, I nevertheless studied these stones and feel competent to discuss them.
I always feel as though I’m being allowed in on a great secret when I sit with nature and it was no different with these hens.
It’s a sad fact that I was a lazy kid, but at a tender age I noticed my brother wasn’t asked to do nearly as much around the house as me.
One of my bucket list items is riding on a Ferris wheel, and the little carnival offered one. I enjoyed the ride, but it wasn’t scary in the slightest.
The last time I openly bought marijuana, Jimmy Carter was in the White House. Pot smoking was so common I remember attending a Rolling Stones concert at the LA Forum and forty thousand people lit up at once.
Over the years my research dragged on. Then one day, I got a letter from my aunt, in response to a plea for help with the seemingly endless list of children borne to my great grandparents.
New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery.
How could we ever start a new season in our lives without a bit of chocolate? The New Year is the perfect time to give yourself a sweet treat and then throw yourself into your exercise routine
A new year always brings those thoughts of GOALS and new resolve. I’d like to talk about that for a bit. It’s all very well to have a goal, however is your goal like this?
That Christmas I’d given Mrs. C. a red leather jacket that looked stunning on her. Since we were soon to leave for Italy, a land famous for fashionable leather, I decided to buy my wife a high quality matching purse.
Mrs. Chatterbox’s parents moved to Portland when CJ was five years old. They wanted to be near enough to play a role in their grandson’s life,
Slice another pie and mix up more stuffing. The religious festivals tramp on like salivating cholesterol monsters. The Feast of St. Stephens comes on December 26th
I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Holiday Season. Your wonderful comments, along with your support and encouragement, have meant so much to me this year.
I never did find a place for a tree, or tinsel, or any other accessories to glam up my tiny trailer for the season. This year has been the most unadorned holiday ever.
The Gospel of Matthew describes God communicating with Joseph through two dreams, first to explain Mary’s pregnancy and then to direct him to Egypt.