December 14, 2018

My Fair Lady

I offer my sincere apologies to the musical team of Learner & Loewe, who theatrically introduced the idea of taking a poor Cockney flower girl off the London streets and making her into a cultured and sophisticated woman who could easily hobnob...

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The Day of Christ

“So that you may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ.” This is, in a nutshell, not only the reason for having the Advent Season every year but also the purpose of our life on earth. The day of Christ is erroneously or, at least, unclearly...

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My Fair Lady

I offer my sincere apologies to the musical team of Learner & Loewe, who theatrically introduced the idea of taking a poor Cockney flower girl off the London streets and making her into a cultured and sophisticated woman who could easily hobnob...

Echoes from the Garden

The comedian Red Skelton created a character called “The Mean Kid,” who would say “If I dood it I get a whippin’,” (If I do it, I’ll get a whipping). Then he would  think for a moment and declare, “I dood it” (I’ll do it). It always got a laugh...

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My Fair Lady

I offer my sincere apologies to the musical team of Learner & Loewe, who theatrically introduced the idea of taking a poor Cockney flower girl off the London streets and making her into a cultured and sophisticated woman who could easily hobnob...

The Day of Christ

“So that you may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ.” This is, in a nutshell, not only the reason for having the Advent Season every year but also the purpose of our life on earth. The day of Christ is erroneously or, at least, unclearly...

Seeking the Gift that Matters

A poem was once written about a tragic situation in which five people unnecessarily froze to death around a campfire one winter. It was a bitterly cold night, and there was no shelter available. The fire was dying out and needed to be replenished...

Thoughts on Illegal Immigration

Now that the caravan has arrived at the U.S./Mexico border, the mainstream media have continued their attacks upon our immigration policy in general and on President Trump in particular. There are several good reasons why Trump must stay strong on...

Advent: A New Year and Life

Allow me to point out to you that the Church has an unusual way of starting the new liturgical year. The Church uses her instructions enlightened by God’s Word for the four Sundays of Advent, to fill us with awe and gratitude for the most...

Echoes from the Garden

The comedian Red Skelton created a character called “The Mean Kid,” who would say “If I dood it I get a whippin’,” (If I do it, I’ll get a whipping). Then he would  think for a moment and declare, “I dood it” (I’ll do it). It always got a laugh...

Return of Romance

At the risk of giving up my “Torch of Manhood” credential, I admitted to a buddy the other day that I watch Hallmark movies. To my surprise, he said he does too. Is manhood lost in 2018? No, I propose it is making a return. Manhood loves romance...