“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”

“ Is It Time ? ”

“The fullness of time” is  a very thought provoking term. Scripture used it when describing the timing of the Lord’s coming to earth as a child….. “In the fullness of time, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law.” (Gal. 4:4) “The fullness of time”…. the right time for things to happen… … Continue reading “ Is It Time ? ”

“How Do You Top This”

I guess most of us have heard that Tom Brady retired after 23 record setting years in the National Football League(NFL)….winning 6 Super Bowls and holding numerous records. In the NFL, he is generally considered the GOAT (GOAT= Greatest of All Time). Tom is 45 years old and it seems that he will never do … Continue reading “How Do You Top This”

Listen To The Heartbeat Of God

As we enter the Lenten season there are so many great readings from scripture, the saints, from current day writers and theologians. I’m finding every article I read wonderful and helpful. It’s like walking thru a delicious buffet filled with all my favorite foods; I’d like to take some of everything, but it’s too much. … Continue reading Listen To The Heartbeat Of God

“Should We Keep This Quiet?”

I’m often puzzled by the Lord’s instruction to those he had healed. In essence he would tell them, “keep this quiet and don’t tell anyone”…. and they went out and told everyone…… hmmmmmm.  Perhaps this is the most disobeyed command we see in the gospels.  In Mark chapter one, he healed a leper and then “ sternly charged … Continue reading “Should We Keep This Quiet?”