In Sickness and In Health

Husband prevented from visiting nursing home due to threat of coronavirus. Photo copied from article in The Stream by Margaret Olohan 3/16/20 In Sickness & In Health I married an older woman—she’s roughly one month older than me. I get … Read More

Speaking the truth in love

“If I have the gift of prophecy, but have not love, I am like a booming gong or a clanging cymbal.” “Speaking the truth in love” (Ephesians 4:15)  Now that we’ve gotten all of that nasty listening out of our … Read More

What, me listen???

Does anyone remember Alfred E. Newman and Mad magazine?  It was a hit back when I was in 7th grade!  His famous quote was: “what me worry?”.  Alfred rarely thought about anything, but his “wisdom” lives on when it comes … Read More

Working Toward a Happy Catholic Marriage

“I’ve been married now for 25 years. You know what that is? That’s 10 good years!”–Dave Ramsey Happy marriage is like building a beautiful building – – together.  50 years ago I embarked on that “building project”. Thanks be to … Read More

Building a Happy Catholic Marriage

“Love is blind; but marriage is an eye-opener!” Scott Stanley, PhD Marriage is quite an education. We never stop learning, but we don’t really “graduate”.  I enrolled (officially) in the “University of Linda”, June 28, 1969. I married the Dean … Read More