To the Fathers, in the Father's day

The Real Dad Here’s the real story behind dear ol’ Dad Here’s to the fathers, who always begin, on the outside of children, but looking in. Such curious men snapping cameras like mad, recording the moment, they turn into Here’s to the fathers, who put in their time, who don’t say to mother’s that’s your…
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Perseverance and eyes on the goal

British Canoeist is a Picture of Persistence By Bill McCartney A British man crossed the Pacific alone. And, he lived to tell about it. Jim Shekdar recently became the first person ever to row across the Pacific Ocean unassisted. His voyage began in Peru on June 29, 2000. He rowed alone in a small boat…
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Now it's your turn, my friends

Puccini Here is a story of Puccini, the great Italian writer of such classic operas as “Madame Butterfly” and “La Boheme.” It seems when Puccini was fairly young, he contracted cancer, and so he decided to spend his last days writing his final opera, Turnandot, which was one of his most polished pieces. When his…
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The Top Ten Things I Wish I Knew Before I Left Home

The Top Ten Things I Wish I Knew Before I Left Home 10. Any and all compliments can be handled by simply saying “Why, thank you”. 9. Some people are working backstage, some are playing in the orchestra, some are on stage singing, some are in the audience as critics and some are there to…
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Dale una oportunidad, pidió su madre

Ocurrió el 24.2.2006 durante una final de baloncesto entre institutos de E.E.U.U. Jason McElwain había hecho todo por su equipo de basket, el Greece Athena High School basketball team: había pasado botellas de agua, manejado las estadísticas del equipo y llevado el contador de tiempo. Todo menos jugar al basket: siempre se sentaba en el…
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How it would be if prisons would be run the Christian way

A Christian Prison Christ’ kingship Near the city of Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, there is a remarkable facility. Twenty years ago the Brazilian government turned a prison over to two Christians. The institution was renamed Humaita, and the plan was to run it on Christian principles. With the exception of two full-time staff, all the work is done by inmates. Families…
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Bruce Springsteen, Finding His Religion

Finding His Religion With Devils & Dust Bruce Springsteen rediscovers his Catholic roots by Maurice Timothy Reidy Finding His Religion With Devils & Dust Bruce Springsteen rediscovers his Catholic roots by Maurice Timothy Reidy Is Bruce Springsteen a Catholic songwriter? There’s a strong argument to be made that he is. Catholic images can be found…
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