Fun With Penance…

Cut me off? I got your Hail Mary right here, jack ass!

... Sometimes you are just so rotten that your poor, patient confessor is forced to come up with administering a penance more challenging than the typical Hail Mary/Our Father combo of prayers.I don't know if you can tell, but I tend to be on the sarcastic side. My second grade teacher warned me once that I was going to spend all my life talking myself out of situations my mouth got me into. Never mind that it seems to have actually worked in my favor, getting paid to talk and write, but … [Read more...]

Lent FAIL…


... I hate Lent. But then again I suppose that's the point.Starting the penitential season in full swing found me hunched over a flat tire in the pouring rain yesterday morning. No one stopped to help. Just as I was cursing all of humanity as heartless bastards a kindly man stopped to help change the tire. I immediately was humbled and felt like a big fat jerk. Nicely played, God.Every year I promise to give up swearing for Lent, then I have mornings like today where I am half way … [Read more...]