July 2, 2020
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Thomas Addis

THOMAS ADDIS is a retired high school teacher and published author, most recently authoring a children's book, A Gift of Light, which is available at Amazon. An M.A. graduate of Oakland University, he is Associate Editor of Catholic Journal. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and cycling.

I’ve Seen This Movie Before

The death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer is shocking to watch, and anyone who can watch the video and not be deeply moved probably needs some degree of counseling. Unless there is some mitigating factor to justify the...

Would You Go?

One evening as you are relaxing at home with your wife and four children, a friend calls you up and you have the following conversation: You: Hey, Mark, what’s going on?Mark: I am calling to invite you, Donna, and the kids on the adventure of a...

Never the Same

 Reach out and touch somebody’s hand. Make this a better world if you can. These words from an old popular song seem rather outdated today. Neil Diamond, to help people during the coronavirus outbreak, changed the lyrics of one of his biggest hits...

The Taiwan Solution

As many Americans remain in “voluntary” house arrest and practice social distancing in order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus and the resulting deaths, we are also facing the stark reality that the concomitant shutting down of our economy has...

The Fear Factor

An article in a left-wing news outlet features a letter by a number of journalist professors who attack Fox News for its alleged error-filled and dismissive reporting about the coronavirus pandemic. Aside from the fact that the letter has no actual...

The Madness Must End

Of course, some people saw this coming. Once this nation accepted the notion that the sexual act could be separated from reproduction, then any kind of sexual activity would be “acceptable.” Thus, we saw the explosion of sexual diseases, unwed...

This is Nursing?

What does the term “Nurse Advocate” mean to you? My guess is that you would say that a nurse should be an advocate for the patient. In other words, the nurse would be trained to make decisions that would benefit the patient and/or his family. ...

A Miracle, of Sorts

Let me start by saying that the story I’m about tell is not about a miracle—at least not the kind of miracle that we often associate with the Christmas season. So, this is not a story about a poor beggar who suddenly becomes a millionaire or a dying...