Archives for December 2011

An Infant King & Why It’s A Good Time To Be A Catholic

Well, the month of December pretty well got away from me. I was writing, but missed posting here on my blog.So to wrap things up, here's a piece reflecting on why God made man had to start as an infant.And here are some thoughts on why this is a good time to be a Catholic. I'd been reading some history and once again was reminded of the idea that only a divinely instituted church could survive humanity and all its foibles.Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! … [Read more...]

Wedding Dresses & Women. Or “How women dream of Prince Charming and wakeup in ‘The Hangover.'”

The wedding industry takes a regular beating for being over the top. But there are also good aspects to it.As a designer of high-end wedding dresses, Justina McCraffrey (full disclosure - a  friend of mine) sees a lot of the inner workings of weddings.  Her work brings her closely in contact with the bride, as described in a recent piece for The Huffington Post. She gets a chance to watch the dress reveal to the bride the woman she once dreamed of becoming, a woman she forgot a long time ago … [Read more...]