Have you noticed that everything is awesome and epic? Every time someone post a new video of a dog doing something or a cat being a cat they claim it to be epic, the best, most funniest video ever… a must see…. Really? Can every video of very baby and every dog, or better yet, … Continue reading The most Awesome post you will ever read, it’s Epic!
Spring is a time for cleaning, you know, Spring Cleaning… - Yard work - All the closets in the house - The Garage - The Windows - The Walls Every surface and every corner gets a good deep cleaning, places you haven't looked at all winter and now you are obligated to, for Spring Cleaning … Continue reading Spring Cleaning: A Leadership skill
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
For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. ~T.S. Eliot, "Little Gidding Good words to start the New Year with. It never fails to amaze me, all the work-up to the year's end. Truly I don’t get it, … Continue reading Why New Years Resolutions fail… And what you can do about it…
Sometimes the hardest part about writing a blog, or anything for that matter, is just getting started. Today is one of those days. I did what I normally would do, I read the news, looked at other blogs and quotes. But nothing jumped out at me. Sometimes the ideas come easy and just flow out … Continue reading Bloggers Block…
Image via Wikipedia Ok, here is a question…. If we want America not to be black or white, but just Americans, how can we achieve this if we keep referring to such things as “Black Unemployment” or “Black America” or the “Black Republicans” Black Democrats” … Kind of hard not to see color when all … Continue reading Black, White or American?
Image via Wikipedia Harvard University did a study on the effects of children attending a 4th of July celebrations. Yep, you read it right, the effects of the 4th of July celebrations on children. The results, simply put, children who attend some sort for 4th of July celebration will more than likely turn out to … Continue reading The dangers of the 4th of July on your children
Image via Wikipedia Over the weekend we had a death of a celebrity in the Detroit area. He is well known through out the country, and I am sure, the world. Dr. Jack Kevorkian, or Doctor Death, as he is known. Although the death of anyone is sad, the loss of human life is always … Continue reading Doctor Death is dead…
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?