I happened to receive a link to this article from Aleteia some time ago, and since I am of Irish stock, I clicked on it to see if I recognized the blessing it described. While the blessing itself wasn’t precisely familiar, it did sound Irish enough for me to be certain of its origin. But… Continue reading Blessings from the Emerald Isle and Echoes from the Land of the Rising Sun
Category: Flotsam ‘n’ Jetsam
Yogurt, Humanity, and Conversion
Now this is a fun piece, readers. Check it out! How putting yogurt in a bowl led to faith Reverend Alex Wyvill - published on 05/03/23 "Every day, actually, for a few weeks. I grabbed a napkin, set the table, and ate my yogurt like a human being." One of my dearest friends from college was both… Continue reading Yogurt, Humanity, and Conversion
Snoring in One’s Sleep
Activate super cuteness, with a dash of simultaneous amazement! This incredibly short video shows a hummingbird in his sleep making a familiar – albeit very high-pitched – noise, readers: Snoring hummingbird - Super Cute Animals - BBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uEfmQt34Nc Never thought I would see or hear this, and I will bet that you didn’t, either. Enjoy… Continue reading Snoring in One’s Sleep
Colorado – Castle?!
Check it out, readers! Man Spends 52 Years Building 160-Foot Rock Castle in Colorado Forest—Now He’s 79 Years Old BY MICHAEL WING APRIL 20, 2023 They wanted a castle. So Jim Bishop was going to build them a castle. It was 1969 when the ornamental ironworker in his late 20s set out building a stone cottage near Pueblo,… Continue reading Colorado – Castle?!
The Road to Hell…
…is broad and includes those with “good intentions.” There is a reason why “meaning well” can be and often is an insult, readers. Click the link to read more: When I was 15, a psychiatric hospital nearly ruined my life. This advice saved me. Story by Banning Lyon • Jan 31 When I was 15, a psychiatric… Continue reading The Road to Hell…
The Final Inspection
THE FINAL INSPECTION by Joshua Helterbran The Soldier stood and faced God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shining, Just as brightly as his brass. Step forward now, Soldier , How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek? To My Church have you been true?’… Continue reading The Final Inspection
Memories and the Spiritual Life
This is something worth remembering, readers! (Video) Feeling downcast? Why the solution might be your memory Fr. Peter John Cameron, OP - published on 04/25/23 A defeatist attitude can derail even the most committed of believers if we are not attentive. But the solution isn't so hard. The Gospel describes the two disciples on the road to Emmaus as… Continue reading Memories and the Spiritual Life
Resistance Is NOT Futile
Click the link to learn more, readers: His resistance to Communism was heroic, but his sanctity more so I.Media for Aleteia - published on 04/26/23 Eduard Habsburg, Hungarian ambassador to the Vatican, talks about Cardinal Jósef Mindszenty's example of holiness and resistance to the Communist regime. Pope Francis’ trip to Hungary from April 28 to 30, 2023,… Continue reading Resistance Is NOT Futile
Follow the link to learn more, readers! https://youtu.be/ag8bSDw5t4Y Thoroughbred Therapy By Ken Olsen Aug 25, 2016 Rob Saavedra refused to acknowledge he had PTSD. The Air Force veteran and sheriff’s deputy worried that people around him, particularly co-workers, would consider him weak. And when he finally sought help from two different programs, he got no… Continue reading Therapeutic Equines
Sailing, Sailing, Over the Ocean Blue….
Check it out, readers! Project Azorian: Howard Hughes’ secret mission, which involved the CIA and a missing Soviet submarine off the coast of Hawaii Apr 25, 2018 Nikola Budanovic In 1974 a huge announcement was made by the already elderly but still versatile industrial magnate and airplane innovator Howard Hughes: his enterprise was on a quest… Continue reading Sailing, Sailing, Over the Ocean Blue….