Cleavage = Control? I Don’t Think So!

Cleavage of a woman

There's power in cleavage?That was the claim of a recent Detroit Free Press article by columnist Georgea Klovanis which had me steaming.  "Cleavage," the article informed me, "is a powerful, powerful thing."The article quoted Elisabeth Dale, who calls herself a "breast expert" and who writes a blog titled The Breast Life.  "Breasts are very magical," says Dale.   “...They have the power to sustain life.  They’re a huge part of a woman’s own sexuality.  They’ve been taken over by advertis … [Read more...]

WILL WORK FOR FOOD. Dinner with Dignity at Innovative Restaurants

A man’s gotta eat, right?In an economic downturn, that’s sometimes difficult.  Some people who are willing to work find that there are no jobs available.  Stepping in to help put food on the table are a plethora of community food banks, soup kitchens, government assistance programs, and charitable assistance programs.But this week the spotlight has been turned on another type of food program:  the community kitchen.That’s because rocker Jon Bon Jovi and his wife Dorothea have opened a … [Read more...]

Cardinal Law Retires. Now Give a Guy a Break.

I am aware that in saying this, I stand against many of you:  people whom I respect, people whose work on behalf of the Church is laudable.But the vitriol directed against Cardinal Bernard Law must stop!With the news that the Cardinal has quietly resigned from his post as Archpriest of the Basilica of St. Mary Major, the Ethernet is again filling with criticisms and outcries over his reported shielding of abuse perpetrators in the Archdiocese of Boston.  The same was true recently when a p … [Read more...]