Image via Wikipedia As I was searching for my daily positive quote to post on my Facebook page I ran across this one: "Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone." Ella Wheeler Wilcox I liked it, it struck me for some reason. My first reaction to it was, this is … Continue reading Weeping is the new laughing
Published on July 18, 2011 by Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield Backgrounder #2575 Abstract: For decades, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported that over 30 million Americans were living in “poverty,” but the bureau’s definition of poverty differs widely from that held by most Americans. In fact, other government surveys show that most of … Continue reading Air Conditioning, Cable TV, and an Xbox: What is Poverty in the United States Today?
Image via Wikipedia It has been 25 years since the space shuttle Challenger exploded upon lift-off, and our space program has never truly recovered. After the tragic explosion President Reagan comforted the American public but also pledged to continue with space exploration. With the second space shuttle tragedy President Bush began the process of grounding … Continue reading NASA… Our best investment
Image via Wikipedia Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that condoms can be justified for male prostitutes seeking to stop the spread of HIV, a stunning comment for a church criticized for its opposition to condoms and for a pontiff who has blamed them for making the AIDS crisis worse. The pope made … Continue reading Pope allows condoms?
IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to … Continue reading God Bless America
by The Editors, Register correspondent Tuesday, Apr 20, 2010 8:00 AM Comments 1. The crisis seems to be nearing its conclusion. The vast majority of allegations are from the 1960-1985 period, and only six cases of clerical sex abuse in 2009 have been reported. 2. There was no global cover-up. “Nobody, nowhere, no time, no … Continue reading 12 Things Every Catholic Should Know About the U.S. Scandals
Image via Wikipedia Each day offers new and exciting opportunities, one never knows what one may fine tomorrow. That’s what I love about life, everyday can is new and can be exciting, if we only allow it. One of the splendors of the Catholic Church are the Saints, ordinary people who offers us an extraordinary … Continue reading Saints
"The last of the human freedoms is to choose your attitude in any given set of circumstances." -Victor Frankl For anyone who has ever read this blog or my other blog, you know that freedom is a major theme for me. Often times I use the word Authentic Freedom because we all to often … Continue reading Our Last Freedom