Dare to Date?

I find that men often approach dating as a dreaded opportunity to be shamed into oblivion.  Aside from those guys who seem to ooze self-confidence and project themselves as genuine gifts to society, the rest of us quake in our boots when having to approach a man or...

Sports Nuts

Last night I took the Orange Line to Boston from Malden.  It was about 6:00 PM and the train was unusually full.  Then I saw how many of the riders had green Boston Celtics jerseys on…and behold, a large number of Red Sox shirts and caps also materialized.  Basketball...

Our Stories and Who we really are…

Many of us are caught in the web of stories we tell ourselves and others about us.  They are stories often rooted in the past, often germinating in a seminal experience of disappointment, betrayal, or even abuse.  Our imperfect parents and siblings fueled the stories...

A Cogent Analysis

I recommend reading the National Catholic Reporter article called: Hierarchy’s inability to mourn thwarts healing in church,  May. 07, 2012  by Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea.  In it she cogently explains the difficulty the Catholic Church is in because of the...