Monthly Archives: March 2015

Something About Mary

The mysteries of the Catholic Church will remain mysterious while always popping up of a new tidbit to tie us over until the next tidbit falls into our hearts.  Today I learned about five Marys, not in the Bible but … Continue reading

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Who Are You When You’re No Longer Who You Were?

It was the neatly carved out segments that created your day for over forty years.  Each had a purpose and when one ended the next one began. Then came the “gold watch” that you never received and now suddenly on … Continue reading

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Homage or Plagiarism?

Following music today gets sketchy for someone like me who still misses “Spanky and Our Gang” but I’ll try. Robin and Pharrell wrote a song that appears to be mimicking one written by Marvin Gaye, enough for the court to … Continue reading

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The Need for Divas

From Italian to Latin, diva literally means “goddess.”  “Well, there is no goddess in our God-fearing U.S.,” says the manly man with a Marilyn Monroe poster in his office not knowing why it’s still hanging there. If there’s a hole … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Father of God

In our team meetings we’d never choose Joseph for the second most important role in salvation history.  Fellow employees would laugh at my suggestion of offering him the part.  They’d tell me to take a break and come back when … Continue reading

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The unMiracle of Faith

I pity the victims of a miracle.  (Please note the noun, “victim.”)  Their Sundays mornings are now freed from the burden of Sunday worship.  They can jump immediately to the donuts and coffee without the worship.  The rest of us … Continue reading

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The Dog Next Door

“Eight hours of servitude lifted from me and I’m now the landowner.  I love it.  The previous owners left me with ‘Oprah’ which was fun at first but drew weak as she drew wearier and weightier.  Speaking of weightier..there it … Continue reading

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Neck Ties & Fetuses

Very few things have any value in our society – from neck ties to fetuses.  What is value?  We all knew it when the product was presented to us.  A refrigerator was envied in the department store downtown and our … Continue reading

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Jesus & Karaoke

After supper while on vacation I found a small bar whose sign in front said, “Sunday Karaoke.”  It can a risk to enter a place where notes are missed, yelling doesn’t always equal Barbra and hoping their day job is … Continue reading

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Bagless For A Night

It happens to someone else until it happens to you and then it takes on your life.  Due to flight circumstances my bag beat me to Milwaukee while I was still in Florida.  (Couldn’t I have traveled in the bag … Continue reading

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