Old Monk on Death

Keep Death Daily Before Your Eyes [Read more...]

O Lord, Make Me Happy, But Not Yet…

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Sister Mary Lucy was a Poor Clare nun who suffered greatly. She lost her eyesight and had a degenerative bone disease which caused her spine to crumble. The doctors could do very little to help her. I used to visit her regularly, but never once heard her complain. Instead she had a huge radiant smile. [Read More...]

Old Monk on Madness

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The time is coming when men will go mad, a time when if they will see someone who is not mad they will attack him saying, “You are mad because you are not like us!” [Read more...]

Dads – Give Your Kids a Literary Kick Start

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Here’s my article for the National Catholic Register on the importance of Dads reading stories to their kids. The reason children with active dads succeed is because the father helps the child to cope with the outside world. The mother is home-based. She helps a child know how to love and relate to others in [Read More...]

Norman Anderson on Shopping

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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. Friday is my birthday and I am experiencing the [Read More...]

Ear of the Heart

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Okay, so I’ve got this book review pile which is like one of those friendship cakes that keep on growing no matter how much you eat, and one of the books sat there most of the summer was The Ear of the Heart by Mother Dolores Hart. I glanced at the hype about the book and [Read More...]


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