Valentine for Your God Relationship

Many of us who are married or in a committed relationship look to Valentine’s Day as a special time once a year to profess our love, our closeness, the intimacy that we share with that significant other in our lives. That relationship is different from loving relationships with parents, siblings, other...

“I Believe the Sex Abuse Thing was Incredibly Good.”

Are you there, Cardinal Egan? It’s me, reality. In response to “Retired Cardinal Edward Egan Faces Criticism For Taking Back Abuse Apology,” let me offer a coupla pointers: 1. Nothing that can be called “the sex abuse thing” is ever good. Not even a tiny bit good, much less...

Giving Up the Grudge

Did you happen to see last week’s episode of “Brawling Brothers” on MOBBED? I love that show! That particular episode was about forgiveness between two brothers. When younger brother Nick couldn’t find it in his heart to forgive his older brother for his actions, animosity and anger filled...

On the Ground in Syria

Syria in the news daily now, as tensions mount from the Arab spring that seems to have ended. Franciscan Father Greg Friedman and I had the honor of visiting Syria a few years ago to see firsthand a clifftop monastery, an hour’s drive from Damascus, where a Christian community is in active and fruitful...

30 Seconds Can Make a Difference!

The story I am about to share with you occurred to me about a year ago, but it is still something that comes to my mind every now and again. I decided to go through the McDonald’s drive through for lunch. Of course there was a line of cars being that it was just after noon. Eventually, I got to the...

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