A Puppet for Our Times

In days when saints are needed but lacking heroes will usually do for a time.  And when education and notions of the human person are deteriorating the world needs a puppet.  I am not alone in thinking this.  Italian author Carlo Collodi wrote his great work on Pinocchio to express this very thought, that education […]

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Becoming Catholic… even if you happen to be one

A thought has occurred to me as all thoughts do, when I’d rather not be thinking at all. You see I was putting my children to bed after a long day of idleness when an unplanned and therefore unwelcome self-reflection had come to me.  In essence it revealed how badly I desire that my children […]

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On Tolerance

On Tolerance I was once in a classroom where the professor had insisted to us all that we had to be on the look out for intolerance.  Intolerance came in various forms we were told, but we would do well as educators to do away with it swiftly once found.  At this my brow furrowed […]

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