Words and Power


Benjamin Franklin (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Words are powerful things; they have the power to change history, to create revolution and to mend broken hearts. I was reminded of this fact this morning when I gave the following quote to a friend: There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self. … Continue reading Words and Power

Reading, the Giver of Life


Cover via Amazon “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! I have a few favorite topics, the Ego is one of them, I love to talk about the Ego as the … Continue reading Reading, the Giver of Life

The dangers of the 4th of July on your children


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

What’s on your reading list?


Cover via Amazon One of my favorite speakers is Mathew Kelly (Web Site), he is a Catholic speaker, a very dynamic speaker. His main point is becoming the best version of yourself, he believes that we all need to work at perfecting the gift of life. One way he tells us to do this is … Continue reading What’s on your reading list?

Top 5 reading list


Cover of Oh, the Places You'll Go! “You are what you read” this is a quote from Mathew Kelly, a Catholic speaker and author, one that I would recommend everyone should listen to and read. (website) I agree with Mathew, reading is one of the most important activities anyone can do. What we read will … Continue reading Top 5 reading list

Pope allows condoms?


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?

Reading and Ranting


I love to read, I read books, magazines, newspapers and anything else I can find to read. I love to read different types or styles from Stephen King to Bishop Fulton Sheen. Give me a Catholic book, magazine or newspaper and I will read it. I have read the liberal press and the conservative press. … Continue reading Reading and Ranting

Snapshots


Friday was a good day for me, I had time to catch up on some of my reading. I subscribe to 3 different Catholic newspapers and 3 different magazines, two Catholic and one political. The problem is time, when do I have time to read them all. Well Friday night I was able to slam … Continue reading Snapshots

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

In the News


This past Sunday we celebrated Christ the King, the end of the Church year. Next week is the first week of Advent, and the start of the new Church year. For anyone that has been to Mass the past few weeks may have noticed that the reading all had something to do with the end … Continue reading In the News