Don’t Wait—Just Do It!

During the Christmas season, it seems like I’m bombarded with mailings of charitable requests. In a recent conversation I’ve had with a colleague of mine, I was reminded that, in this spirit of giving, we should be mindful of those needs not just for the extraordinary, but for the ordinary, everyday...

Thanksgiving Should Be Every Day!

Late last month my niece was involved in a terrible car accident. As a result, she is recuperating with three fractures in her left foot, a fracture in her right foot, a broken right ankle, two broken vertebrae, and facial burns and corneal abrasion from the airbag. We thank God she survived! I visited with...

Autumn Adventures

In early spring of this year, I took on a new venture. I joined a CSA (short for Community Supported Agriculture), a group of local farmers who use sustainable farming techniques to produce seasonal vegetables, chickens, eggs, and an assortment of other farm products that are free of antibiotics, hormones,...

What Does Heaven Look Like?

We all hear the stories of how Heaven is so beautiful and colorful, sparkly, blissful, and all the other happy adjectives that go with it. However, every once in a while I can’t help but wonder if, after a while, it will become just a “norm,” something that we’ll take for granted as we humans...

A Helping Hand

Whenever we go to confession, we usually only confess the sins that we’ve committed. Yet, how many times do we confess our sins of omission? How many times have we seen others in need of assistance (say, a person who cannot reach an item on the top shelf at the grocery store, or a driver needing to get...

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