Around the World in Seven Years

woke up at 0400 … accomplished two of the four “S’s” … cleared my email and checked book sales, we’re already on the board for 2014 0500 … headed up to the Redemptorist Renewal Center at 0500 …. performed my daily devotion to Our Mother of Perpetual Help …. contemplated for 30 minutes in the …

The Simplicity of Weight Loss

I’ve come to realize I am not my body.  If you ask me today, “How do you feel?” I will answer, “Terrific!”  My body may be experiencing some ache, pain or other illness, but that is my body.  The ME who dwells inside this body feels very good.  That said, my body ‘houses’ me, and …

The Fields of Friendly Strife

“Mandatory knowledge” was a key element for my classmates and me when we entered the United States Air Force Academy in 1967.  Of the countless facts and dates I was required to put to memory, the one that has endured the years is a quote from General Douglas MacArthur to the 1946 graduating class at …