Object or Action… The Verb and the Noun


  The other day I attended an meeting at my Church, they have decided it was time to make some much needed changed to the religious education of the middle school youth program. It was time to re-evaluate how they approached the faith formation of youth, what books to use, if any, what grades will … Continue reading Object or Action… The Verb and the Noun

My Detroit


Augustus Woodward's plan following the 1805 fire for Detroit's baroque styled radial avenues and Grand Circus. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I’m a Detroiter, I was born in the city, and I love the city. I no longer live in Detroit, I now live about 30 minutes outside of the city, but still consider myself a Detroiter. … Continue reading My Detroit

How Folding PJ’s Changes my life


Sometimes it is hard to even start to write this blog, sometimes my mind just goes blank. Call it writers block, or what ever you want, all I know is that it is very frustrating to me. My goal is to try to write something each and everyday, I want to improve my writing, my … Continue reading How Folding PJ’s Changes my life

American Catholic Council hits Detroit and Archbishop Allen Vigneron hits back


This past weekend was an exciting time in Detroit for Catholics. The city was host to the American Catholic Council (Read here). Now let me be clear, this is a dissident group, they are Catholic only by name, and I do not support them and anyway. So, you may be asking yourself, why than, was … Continue reading American Catholic Council hits Detroit and Archbishop Allen Vigneron hits back

Some people are just stupid, and other thoughts


Just some thoughts on a few things for today's posting: The other day I was at Great lakes Crossings, Michigan's largest Outlet Mall. I must have dropped my cell phone in the parking lot, and yes someone found it. But they did not turn it in. So how do I know someone found it, a … Continue reading Some people are just stupid, and other thoughts

Look at thy self


I just spent the last thirty minutes or so reading a blog site that I use to read daily. It’s a site that a former friend of mine writes. And after spending time reading her latest post, I know remember why we are former friends. The self absorbedness of her blogs is dripping in self … Continue reading Look at thy self

I am no Superman


As many of you know I have taken in a young man from Cameroon Africa, he has live with me for the past 3 1/2 years or so. And recently I have added to my family a second young man from Africa. He has been with us for a few months. Now it’s not that … Continue reading I am no Superman

The shame of it all


Over the weekend I went camping, as my previous post stated, I was not to excited about it. But I did come to a realization, one that I am sure I have known for sometime, but was not willing or able to state. But now I am. What you belive and what you preach/teach must … Continue reading The shame of it all

What I'm up to


Image by Storm Crypt via Flickr Over the part few days I have been working on a presentation that I have to give in Chicago in August. I am giving a presentation on Communication skills. But unlike normal communication presentations, I am looking at it from the point of view of three prongs of the … Continue reading What I'm up to

A Good Book


This past Saturday I attended a men's conference. This was a state wide Catholic men’s conference and the first one I have ever attended. The list of speakers was impressive, but the one I wanted to see was Mathew Kelly, an Australian now living in the States. Mathew is a dynamic speaker that has a … Continue reading A Good Book