5 Things To Do When You’re Unemployed

5 Things To Do When You’re Unemployed

Unemployment can be the pits. Long-term unemployment can feel like a soul-sucking hell from which there seems to be no end. It just so happens that I am an veteran at this, so I write from experience. 15 years later, I find myself in another long-term unemployment...
Prayers desperately needed

Prayers desperately needed

In case you haven’t heard, there is a standoff in Nevada between the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and a rancher by the name of Cliven Bundy.  Mr. Bundy is a rancher, as was his father, and his grandfather, on this particular massive piece of land since...

How to Talk to an Atheist (if you must)

The other night, I was the victim of a liberal Democrat Atheist’s ramblings about global warming, hypocrisy, and diatribe about how Evangelical Christians are the biggest perpetrators of divorce and  abortion.   It came out of nowhere and he felt the need to pat...
The Art of Listening

The Art of Listening

  “Listen carefully, my son, to the master’s instructions, and attend to them with the ear of your heart.” ~The Rule of Saint Benedict   I am guilty.  This morning at Mass, like every morning at Mass, I caught myself drifting off during the...