A story of patriotism, community, Blue Island, radiance and God in celebration of the Fourth of July,
I started my day at Mass, asking that God bless America and especially all those who have given their life for our freedom. Truth be told, I usually start each day at Mass. But, there is something about Memorial Day and remembering our fallen troops at church that is always so profound for me. But,… Continue reading God Bless America
This author and speaker did a bit of a mid-west tour this past week, driving from St. Louis to Indiana to Iowa, back to Indiana before heading home. I tried to tell myself I was doing one big loop through the upper mid-west, though truth be told, it was more of zigs and zags, through… Continue reading Finding Radiance in the Rain
I had the wonderful fortune to witness my nephew and his fiancee get married on December 30. The church was beautiful, so peaceful and holy. In the quiet of the church, what was palpable was the love these two had for each other. Yes, they are young. But, they had found each other and as… Continue reading Till Death Us Do Part….
There is nothing quite like attending a Christmas music concert. The sights, the smells, the sounds, the heavenly sounds that lift our spirits and remind us what this season is all about. Last night might have been one of the most spectacular concerts I have attended in awhile. The Daughters of Pauline, a religious… Continue reading The Sounds of the Season