Introducing Norman Anderson


¬†Guest blogger Norman Anderson is married to Marjorie and is a Catholic father of high schoolers Kevin, Marybelle and Hazel. He works as a claims adjuster at Skinner’s Insurance Incorporated. He attends St Martha’s Catholic Church in Adam’s Falls, North Carolina. Norman is a suburban hermit. Jeannine at the office said yesterday that I had [Read More...]

Old Monk on Observation


Stop. Look. Listen. Take time to observe the world, others and yourself. This requires you to be alert and silent. [Read more...]

Old Monk on Love of God


Novice: Should I love God or fear God?  Old Monk: You should fear the Love of God. [Read more...]

Old Monk on Silence


How can you hear the still, small voice of God if you are talking all the time? [Read more...]

Old Monk on Monks


Visitor to the monastery: What is the most difficult thing about monastic life? Old Monk: Other monks. Visitor: Why are they so difficult? Old Monk: Because they are like me. [Read more...]

Old Monk on Sanctity


Do you want to be a saint, or do you just want to be happy? [Read more...]