Several months back, I was sitting in a bar in Manhattan’s Lower East Side engaging in a cocktail and conversation with several other patrons. After a bit of chatter, one of the gentlemen asked, “Where do you live?” Sensing he picked up on my slight Southern drawl, I proudly proclaimed Nashville, TN. To my chagrin, … Continue reading A Southern Gentleman’s Kitchen: How Cooking Can Make You a Better Man (+Book Giveaway) | The Art of Manliness
Eric Greitens is a Rhodes Scholar that started out his career as a humanitarian aid worker but then became a Navy SEAL. His book The Heart and the Fist makes that case that in order to be a good man, you have to be strong enough to fight for those you’re trying to serve. His book … Continue reading Resilience With Eric Greitens | The Art of Manliness
It has been sometime since I last posted a blog… But I decided that I should post an update on that’s going on. Any one who reads this blog knows, I love to read all kinds of things. I read Stephen King books, books on politics and faith and the American way, but I was … Continue reading The future of reading?
Anyone who has read my blog or knows me, knows that I love to read. You would also know that I love to read all different types of books, from Catholic to Stephen King and everything in-between, reading is the elixir of life, books are your friend when no one else it, books are the … Continue reading Retreat to Success: A Book Review
I thought I would share an article with you that I found on the web. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did -------START------- Secrets to habit change by Meg Selig Succeed at Habit Change With This One-Page "Book!" 8 "chapters," 19 quotes, 1 page, and you've changed. Published on May 2, 2012 … Continue reading Habit Change
Sometimes it is hard to even start to write this blog, sometimes my mind just goes blank. Call it writers block, or what ever you want, all I know is that it is very frustrating to me. My goal is to try to write something each and everyday, I want to improve my writing, my … Continue reading How Folding PJ’s Changes my life
I have written several religious formation books for use in the classroom, I have tackled Mosses and the flight from slavery, I have looked at the Book of Acts and even delved into the Catechism of the Catholic Church, but the one book I have always wanted to take on was the Book of Job. … Continue reading Job, Me and Lent
Cover of Boys Town "What’s “just” has been debated for centuries, but let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then, tell me how much of what I earn “belongs” to you -- and why?" -- Walter Williams Williams … Continue reading Could Boys Town work today? And other thoughts on Charity and Social Justice.
Once again I am read Archbishop Fulton Sheen, and as always I am not disapointed, he always has a way of making feel welcomed into the pages of his book. The current book I am reading, Victory over vice looks at our vices through the last words of Christ upon The Cross. What I like … Continue reading Reading Sheen
This past weekend was an exciting time in Detroit for Catholics. The city was host to the American Catholic Council (Read here). Now let me be clear, this is a dissident group, they are Catholic only by name, and I do not support them and anyway. So, you may be asking yourself, why than, was … Continue reading American Catholic Council hits Detroit and Archbishop Allen Vigneron hits back