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“April Fool” – thank you Noel Paul Stookey for your lyrical gift (music video)

“April Fool” (Noel Stookey and Stu Davis ©1981  Neworld Media Music Publishers) April Fool You wear your heart on your sleeve And though they laugh when they leave You call it Love and I believe (you) April Fool Why must you always play the clown? You have the edge you laid it down You give…

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The F.U.N. Quotient… An Ode to a Bowl of Cereal

 Ode to a Bowl of Cereal Cereal, Not just any cereal, A bowl of cereal. Not just any bowl of cereal, A pit crew, ready, To fuel up the car, For the big race A claw game, Descending upon tiny Flotation devices. Giving their bounty to The lucky winner Tiny stars floating in the Milky…

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This makes me think… it’s all grace…

“I shall love You, O Lord, and return thanks to You and exalt Your Name because You have pardoned so many of my guilty acts. If my sins have melted away like ice, it is the work of Your grace and mercy. All the evil that I have not committed was likewise the work of…

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Welcome to my chaos, Jesus

It’s been a difficult winter season here. No getting around that. And I’m not just talking about the cold and the snowfall. In some ways, that has added some beauty to the landscape, and frankly, the excuse to cocoon a bit. Just a bit, because I’ve been out straight as they say. To compensate I’ve…

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Reprise: Woman, you are a gift! Respecting women respects life!!

Last year, on the anniversary of Roe vs Wade, and the March for Life, I penned this column as a summary of the beauty of womanhood, and her gift of maternity and it was featured in the online version of the Washington Post… Here it is in its entirety. Woman, you are a gift! From…

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Some of us are Marching in our hearts… #MarchForLife

  For a million reasons, there are millions of us who are pro-life  who cannot walk in the March for Life, but we will be marching in our hearts. We do this in our prayers, in our sacrifices, and in our fasts today. Watch EWTN for special programming around the March for Life.  

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Snowy trees and shrubs in winter… life off the Back Porch

                                    “Meanwhile,’ said Mr Tumnus, ‘it is winter in Narnia, and has been for ever so long, and we shall both catch cold if we stand here talking in the snow. Daughter of Eve from the far land…

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Me too. #IStandWithThomasPeters

Please, before you do anything, say a prayer for Thomas Peters, who has suffered from physical disabilities since a swimming accident in July. Thanks. Now let me tell you what this post is about: I’ve made a donation to help a fellow writer and a fellow Catholic in need. I’d like to encourage you to do the…

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The beards of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal confused for Red Sox fans… a cool video about the friars

Love how this simple question of beards in sports led someone to meet a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal. Post by Catholic News Service. Ok, and now for something completely different — and silly.

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