I thought we were going to make pie. The building was a 20 story round tower filled with young minds on a quest for knowledge. The rooms were connected together by a common hallway and bathroom in each with four bedrooms that made up a suite. The young men were strangers but soon would shareContinue reading “Red Apple Grenade”
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Memories of the Salerno Cookie
The other day when I was at the grocery store there was box of cookies starring me in the face. Usually not interested in the store box cookie, this blue box had a magnetic draw to the cart. It was impossible to determine the cause, so it was simply checked out with the rest ofContinue reading “Memories of the Salerno Cookie”
Nathaniel felt like a failure. Everything in his life had fallen apart since he flunked out of college. The stress was too much to handle. The end of his relationship with his girlfriend, spiraling grades and students loans stacking as high as the bank building downtown. It started one morning when he woke up aloneContinue reading “Ap-pre-ci-ate”
This is a letter to my Son Joshua on his Confirmation Day.
Joshua, The sacrament of confirmation completes the sacrament of baptism. If baptism is the sacrament of re-birth to a new and supernatural life, confirmation is the sacrament of maturity and coming of age. The real confession of Christ consists when: Whole man submits himself to truth, He stands in judgment of his understanding and AppreciatesContinue reading “This is a letter to my Son Joshua on his Confirmation Day.”