My Priest, My Friend


My Priest, My FriendI had never been through it before. And when it came down to that last moment - a moment to say goodbye, I didn't handle it as well as I thought I would. I choked up. With a small line behind me, my two young daughters clinging to my legs, and my wife beside me, I literally began to cry as I said goodbye. Father Michael Reding, my parish priest, was leaving. And it wasn't easy for me. Father's departure was not completely unexpected. In fact, he had been with our church … [Read more...]

Serendipity with a Source


Serendipity with a Sourceser·en·dip·i·ty /ˌserənˈdipitē/ "The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way: 'a fortunate stroke of serendipity'"-----------------In 2001, I found myself mesmerized by a witty, creative romantic comedy starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. The movie was simply called "Serendipity". It was a charming yarn about a 'love-at-first-sight' encounter between characters Jon and Sara. It begins as a classic "chance" roman … [Read more...]