Mother, Daughter and John 15:13


A friend of mine was texting me the other night with issues she was having with her daughter, Mothers Day had come and passed and all she received from her daughter was a text stating Happy Mothers Day. Shallow and cold, I will admit, but not unexpected. The relationship between them has always been a … Continue reading Mother, Daughter and John 15:13

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

Attitude, you got one?


The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. ~William James (1842 - 1910) Attitude…. What a powerful word. manner, disposition, feeling, position, etc., with regard to a person or thing; tendency or orientation, especially of the mind: a negative attitude; group attitudes. … Continue reading Attitude, you got one?

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?

The Passing of George


Yesterday was the one month anniversary of the passing of one of my best friends. He was only 8 years old, still in the prime of his life. George, my friends name, was my dog. Now some people think it’s sill how some (like me) act when a pet passes. But I was devastated, it … Continue reading The Passing of George

Avoiding Hell…


Last week I was driving my nephew and his friend back home, my nephew lives with me and his friend had spent the night so he attended Mass with us. On the way home his friend said he was thinking about getting baptized in to the Faith. I was happy to hear that, I am … Continue reading Avoiding Hell…