It finally happened. After years of encountering only lovely folks in Mass we finally got a negative comment about our kids. And it wasn't even about our kids behavior, just that they were THERE. We sat down in the pew and the woman behind us immediately said (loudly) "Ugh. Why don't people leave their kids in the nursery!" Boy, nothing gives a great start to Mass like knowing the person behind … [Read more...]
Who Are You to Deny Greatness?
By Daniel Stewart “Who are you not to be great?” the man asks, stepping from a wrecked car, the hood riddled with arrows. I’d never seen this commercial before and my interest was peaked. Greatness! Yes! How seldom do we speak of this today! So easily distracted by blinking lights and gadgets, we forget that greatness is within our reach! But who would pay the advertisement costs to remind us … [Read more...]
Why Your Kids Need to Read Harry Potter
Warning: I’ve tried to be vague and keep spoilers at a minimum, but if you don’t want to know ANYTHING about the plot, be warned that this post contains allusions to themes and plot events. Confession: I have loved the Potter series since I was 12 years old. I grew up with Rowling’s books and they continue to delight me. I cannot wait until my children are old enough to delve into the … [Read more...]