Sowing: A Lenten Reflection


  Image via Wikipedia   The Parable of the Sower 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them … Continue reading Sowing: A Lenten Reflection

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

10 Simple rules for life, with complex results


Out lives are often times disordered and chaotic. With all the driving, planning, parenting and working, we often times forget to care for ourselves, and the result is we  find ourselves burnt out and unable to do, or at-least do well, all the driving, planning, parenting and working we are required to do. The truth … Continue reading 10 Simple rules for life, with complex results

Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/lent-2011-are-you-ready-for-it/ Image via Wikipedia With Lent here, it’s a good time to ask the question, “Are you ready for it?” or an even better question, “Do you understand it?” Lent is a complex time in the Church year, we are depriving ourselves, we are reminded of our mortality yet we are to be preparing for … Continue reading Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?

We are called too knowledge


This past weekend I spent my time reading and listing to Catholic radio. Of course I cleaned the house, did my wash and other such tasks, but I spent a lot of time sitting and reading. It was nice, I have not had a lot of time to do that, or should I say I … Continue reading We are called too knowledge

6 Ways to Take a Mental Vacation


I got this is one of my email newsletters and thought I would pass it on… -Paul Sometimes you need to get away, but you don't have the time or money. Don't despair: A mental vacation can help reduce your stress. By Diana Rodriguez Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Small stressors can quickly … Continue reading 6 Ways to Take a Mental Vacation

10 Easy Ways to Be a Better Person


I found this article, and thought I would share it with you… I hope you like it! Paul  10 Easy Ways to Be a Better Person By R J Licata   R J Licata RJ Licata is a young professional who enjoys furthering his knowledge base as often as possible. Recently his interest in personal … Continue reading 10 Easy Ways to Be a Better Person

Whispers of Love


Whispers of love, that’s what God offers us, no shouts, no yelling, just soft gentle whispers of love.   God communicates and is in communion with us at all times, we may not feel it, or know it, but that does not negate the fact that he is. We do not feel out cells splitting … Continue reading Whispers of Love

Do you know where your child is?


"It's 7:oo pm, Do you know where you child is?" I remember that being on TV when I was a kid, It was a reminder for parents that they must keep track of their child, to take care of them and to protect them. To me, at the time, I just found if sort of … Continue reading Do you know where your child is?