Marcy #1: Everyone knew Marcy shouldn’t have married him. Greg was an asshole. Everyone could see this a mile away, and, truth be told, Marcy could see it, too. But she loved Greg. And Greg, as best he could I suppose, loved her. He didn’t treat her that well, but you could see he was […]Read More Keep Your Catholic Faith: How Do We Get Saved?
This should be the last video I do in this series. Thanks to all of you who have been following along! I hope it’s been helpful. *For Catholics, keep in mind that mortal sin is not forgiven until you confess it to a priest, and you ought not take the Eucharist unless you are free […]Read More How to Catholic: Daily Mass (video)
Maybe “angry” is too strong a word. Maybe it’s more like: “Smoldering with quiet resentment towards God.” But in either case, what do you do when you realize that the difficult marriage you have, or the dead-end job you’re in, or the cancer diagnosis doesn’t amount to the “abundant life” you thought Jesus was promising? […]Read More Angry with God
I’ve got a new video up about looking back on your day with Jesus. I am, again, indebted to Fr. Sweeney for teaching me this. You can see a video of him explaining the same thing much better than I did at this link. _________________________________________________________ Follow me here, on Facebook, subscribe on youtube, and/or follow me on Instagram. (Pic: PsychoShadow/Shutterstock.com)Read More How to Catholic: Looking Back on the Day with Jesus (video)
For years my mother taught weekly at this church program for 3 and 4 year olds. It was called “Cubbies”, which was part of a larger program called AWANA that ran from preschool through high school ages. Every Wednesday evening during the school year, for as long as I can remember, she sang songs with […]Read More 2. Keep Your Catholic Faith: Why I Love Protestants
When I started fervently and regularly writing on this blog, I knew I’d enjoy it. I love writing. I love getting my thoughts out. If I didn’t, sometimes I think I’d burst. But what I didn’t know I’d enjoy was reading the posts on so many other blogs. I’ve gotten to interact with people as […]Read More 1. Keep your Catholic Faith: An Introduction
I remember a few years ago, driving at night down 280. It’s this freeway that runs north and south in the San Francisco Bay Area, winding through rolling hills of trees and meadows. I think I was probably heading home from the hospital my wife was staying at, both of us having only recently come […]Read More Mother Mary