Ephesians 5 Is Driving Me Mad!

Ephesians 5 Is Driving Me Mad!

I’m not a procrastinator.  That being said, tonight I reached out to a dear friend and asked him: “Quick give me a topic for a post I need to write.”  That post is the one you are now reading.  About an hour later he replied simply “Ephesians 5”.  “Great, now you’re...
The Rich Young Man and Different “Tines” of Things

The Rich Young Man and Different “Tines” of Things

Things you never imagined yourself saying before you had kids #374:  “Don’t eat off the same fork you use to comb your hair!” That unanticipated statement came one morning when the kids were at the table eating their breakfast and I was bustling back and forth between...
The Light of St. Lucy

The Light of St. Lucy

Advent is full of great feast days, including today’s feast of St. Lucy whose name literally means “light.” St. Lucy’s (283-304 A.D.) life and death were a shining light in the darkness of the secular Sicily where she lived. After her mother was healed through the...
Grab the cloak!

Grab the cloak!

From this Sunday’s Gospel: There was a woman afflicted with hemorrhages for twelve years. She had suffered greatly at the hands of many doctors and had spent all that she had. Yet she was not helped but only grew worse. What needless suffering we endure!...
St. Peter, Slave No More

St. Peter, Slave No More

When unable to memorize information, humans tend to create a Cliffs-Notes version (or ‘dynamic equivalent’ – whichever you prefer) in their brain so that they might at least have some reference they can recall.  So, too, whether it is Jesus’...