Mother, Daughter and John 15:13


A friend of mine was texting me the other night with issues she was having with her daughter, Mothers Day had come and passed and all she received from her daughter was a text stating Happy Mothers Day. Shallow and cold, I will admit, but not unexpected. The relationship between them has always been a … Continue reading Mother, Daughter and John 15:13

I was Raised in a Home…


I was born and raised in a home that thought respect was a good thing, that children showed respect to their elders, at all times, regardless of what the child thought of them. I was raised in a home where manners was a requirement to eat at the dinner table, for everyone, guest included. I … Continue reading I was Raised in a Home…

Suffer the Children


But Jesus said to them: Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come to me: for the kingdom of heaven is for such. Mathew 19:14 (Douay-Rheims Bible) Yesterday was a sad day in Detroit, Michigan and Chardon, Ohio. (Select the city to read the stories) Our youth, our children have become murderers. Nothing … Continue reading Suffer the Children

Whitney and the 4 points


First Point I, like many, was sadden to hear about Whitney Houston's death. Death, of anyone, is always a tragic and sad moment, Life that has ended always leaves someone sad, even the murder has loved ones. Yes, I am a child of the 80’s, I graduated in ‘84, so the soundtrack to my teenage … Continue reading Whitney and the 4 points

How Smucker’s BP&J changed the world*


I have written about, in the past, my sisters daughter who had brain cancer as a child, she is 22 now, and over all doing fine. She has the mentality of an 8-year-old, and this, sometimes, causes one to stop and reflect on what she has to say. Many times you just smile and laugh because … Continue reading How Smucker’s BP&J changed the world*

Thanksgiving


Image via Wikipedia Thanksgiving, an American holiday… Yes I know Canada has thanksgiving also, but I am talking about the American Thanksgiving, our Holiday, our day to give thanks. In todays politically correct world I am shocked that someone has not mandated that we change the name from Thanksgiving to something like, I am Sorry … Continue reading Thanksgiving

Lots to be thankful for


Image via Wikipedia Thanksgiving is upon us, a time for the nation to stop and reflect upon what we are thankful for. And for some it may be hard to find things to be thankful for, the past few years have been extremely tuff for many. Living in Michigan, I have seen the hard times, … Continue reading Lots to be thankful for

Fire them all


Recently my sister told me that a mutual friend of ours (well to tell the truth, an ex-friend of mine) was complaining that the Catholic Church here in Detroit was banning anyone who works for the Church from attending certain "Catholic Branded" events. The friend works for a local parish and is a liberal Catholic, … Continue reading Fire them all

The Saga… Part 2


Yesterday I blogged about the Saga of 3 boys and a mother. Today I will continue that storyline (I only wish it was a story).   As of today, the mother of the young man living in my house has not returned his calls or talked to him. My feeling is, he no longer serves … Continue reading The Saga… Part 2