“Friends In Heaven, When All Injuries Shall Be Forgotten”

I just read a story about Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neil.  “Reagan, the 40th President of the United States and O’Neill, Speaker of the House of Representatives, were two political opposites…. fierce adversaries. The story goes that following the assassination attempt on Reagan, O’Neill was one of the first people to visit him at George Washington … Continue reading “Friends In Heaven, When All Injuries Shall Be Forgotten”

The Resurrection …. No Turning Back

During this Easter Season, the body of readings are so numerous and so powerful, it’s difficult to take them in. Any one story from scripture concerning the resurrection and the days following demand a lifetime of pondering. Yet the tendency is to read through them and then move to the next one. To be honest … Continue reading The Resurrection …. No Turning Back

“Back To My Roots”

For those who have been looking for the BLOG over the last several days and wondering what happened….. well, the BLOG is back. I’ve got a lot of stories rushing around my head from this past week and hopefully some of them may turn into future BLOGS.   In a “nutshell”, we left for St. Louis … Continue reading “Back To My Roots”

“Wow, Great Grandparents”

On the back cover of the November 3, 1994 Daily News, the headline read “Clueless Joe…Torre Has No Idea What He’s Getting Into”. The author of the article was Ian O’Connor. To be honest, I’ve never heard of Ian O’Connor, but I have heard of Joe Torre, and he led the Yankees to four World Series titles. Gee Ian, I … Continue reading “Wow, Great Grandparents”

“Our Weakness Should Not Terrify Us”

Originally Posted Oct. 8, 2021 I’m in the process of reading one of my favorite books for the 3rd time. It’s the autobiography of Thomas Merton, entitled , “The Seven Story Mountain”. It’s his  spiritual odyssey from a young man growing up in the US and Europe,….  English prep schools, to Cambridge, and then to Columbia…a life of … Continue reading “Our Weakness Should Not Terrify Us”

You’re Not Serious ?

After someone says something that you view as “NOT SPOT ON”, have you ever been tempted to “roll your eyes, or emit a sigh, or maybe even a quiet mumble under your breath.” I have to admit that occasionally I’m guilty as charged. In fact, at times my response has even been more dramatic…. perhaps even … Continue reading You’re Not Serious ?