Share the Wealth


There are a few things on my mind that I thought I would talk about today, its been sometime between my posting, but I though I would give it a shot today. Why the break? I really don’t know, I always have something to say about what's going on in our world. Heck, Obama gives … Continue reading Share the Wealth

Friends


Image via Wikipedia You are influenced more than you think by the people that you surround yourself with. Look around - are those around you a positive force in your life - or are they a negative influence? Do your friends uplift you - or are they always a "downer"? Do they support whatever you … Continue reading Friends

Characters of the Passion: A reading for Lent


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/21/characters-of-the-passion-a-reading-for-lent/ Cover via Amazon I just finished the book, Characters of the Passion, by Fulton J. Sheen, one of two books I am read for Lent, the other is also a Sheen book, The Cross and the Beatitudes. If you have never read a Sheen book, I would recommend it, he is a gifted writer, … Continue reading Characters of the Passion: A reading for Lent

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

I for one am glad Obama was elected


Image via Wikipedia Yep, I said it, I said something I thought that I would never say, I said I was glad Obama was voted president of The United States of America. Anyone who knows me, or has read my blogs must be in shock, but I mean it. If Obama was not elected president, … Continue reading I for one am glad Obama was elected

A conservative look at the school system


With school being out, and so much in the news about so many school districts having to cut back or close schools I thought I would offer some help to them. 1. As for cutting the over all budget follow the following steps Remove the socialistic system that hampers the teachers and the schools from … Continue reading A conservative look at the school system

This is my body


Image via Wikipedia In a soft voice, full of concern it was spoken. “This is my body”. It was spoken with a love that was felt by all and it lofted lightly in the air waiting for the soft breeze  to carry it away. Contrast that with the biting words being spoken, words that hurt … Continue reading This is my body

The dilemma


Image via Wikipedia I am finding more and more the richness of the Holy Bible, the more I learn the more little nuggets of truth I discover. As I was listening to Catholic Talks on CD’s (yes I know I have been on about these CD’s for days’… but I just keep finding something new … Continue reading The dilemma

The dilemma


Image via Wikipedia I am finding more and more the richness of the Holy Bible, the more I learn the more little nuggets of truth I discover. As I was listening to Catholic Talks on CD’s (yes I know I have been on about these CD’s for days’… but I just keep finding something new … Continue reading The dilemma

The Church and the Public Square


The past month or so I have been asked or confronted with the statements about the Catholic faith. Most often from Catholics themselves. The questions range from the very basic to the very deep and for the most part the statements have almost always been anti-conservatism or pro-liberalism if you like. Me I look at … Continue reading The Church and the Public Square