How much do I love America and my fellow human person? Enough to speak out! I will not be shamed into silence. This election is not like any other election. I can be a positive force and make a positive difference in the lives of my students and through my ministries, and still speak the … Continue reading How much do I love America and my fellow human person?
“Just shut up and get over it? Don’t be a sore loser? Give the guy a chance? Stop being so negative? We must all unite now. Grow up. Let’s hit the reset button. We must all work together now.” WHAT?!!! Do we live in the same reality? Waking to a nightmare: I woke up the … Continue reading “It is time for us to come together…” Not so fast! – 2016 Election
In response to the article posted by the Huffington Post. This Catholic is tired of being labeled and judged. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/catholic-church-democrats-go-to-hell_us_581c1493e4b0d9ce6fbb1c3d? Faithful Citizenship: The "common good" is important and is outlined in the document on "Faithful Citizenship." If the church does not want to lose its tax exempt status, each diocese should put a stop to this nonsense. … Continue reading Faithful Citizenship – Proud Catholic, Proud American
I don't understand how a person of any religion could ever assume that a free and open society would allow one religion or one set of moral principles to be imposed on others of no religion or a different religion. One of the great things about America is our religious freedom. As a Catholic, I … Continue reading Freedom “from” religion…America’s greatest freedom
"What does religion have to do with it? Terrorism has zero to do with religion. It has everything to do with power and control. Radical extremism does not require God; it only requires a willful disregard for human life and dignity and a focused desire to gain power and control at the expense of others. Humankind has been seeking this since the dawn of civilization."
Yes Congress, all they need is greater poverty" a college professor's perspective As a professor at a community college, I have the privilege of teaching and working with the "long term unemployed" and Iraq, Afghanistan and Viet Nam war "veterans." I watch them as they struggle to retrain themselves and look for full time employment … Continue reading “Yes Congress, all they need is greater poverty”
A Thanksgiving Reflection: Praising God for ALL!“ Too Rich to be so Poor.” Seventeen years (18 now) ago I found myself in government housing, alone raising three teen boys and a baby girl. I was in grad school and teaching for a stipend of $800.00/month and I also made extra money with a part time … Continue reading Thanksgiving Blessings- “Too rich to be so poor.”
The Gift - A Glimpse of Heaven in a Dream We all dream. Each and every night we drift into "REM" sleep to rejuvenate our brains and work through troubles of the day. Over the years, I have always had a recurring dream. In this dream, I am usually driving somewhere that seems familiar, but … Continue reading The Gift – “A Glimpse of Heaven in a Dream”
Social Justice, Socialism and the Hypocrisy of the Christian Conservative: January 6, 2012 at 11:03pm - from my facebook note of last year. Social Justice, Socialism and the Hypocrisy of the Christian Conservative: "Love your neighbor as yourself:" As a devout Catholic Christian, I do my best to follow the teachings of Christ…to love my … Continue reading Social Justice, Socialism and the Hypocrisy of the Christian Conservative: