Monthly Archives: November 2017

Sowing Seed

In the parable of the seed, Jesus tells us that sometimes when the sower plants seeds, birds come and eat it. Sometimes it falls on rocky ground and doesn’t grow good roots. Some falls among thorns which choke it when … Continue reading

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Judge Not

We all have a tendency to jump to conclusions. That was certainly the case for me one time after a visit to my local library. Back then I was still single, and so I had gone there alone. On the … Continue reading

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Forcing the Issue

One day when I was about seven, after scrimping, saving, and turning in plenty of soda bottles for the deposit refund, I finally got enough money to buy something I wanted. I don’t recall exactly what it was, but it … Continue reading

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How God Makes Lemonade

I taught at a Catholic high school for eight years. It was only eight because at the end of that last year, the principal, a nun, called me into her office to explain a few things. I had spent the … Continue reading

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