GRINDS & GRIT

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The DAY

The DAY

It says in Ecclesiastes that there’s a time for everything.  A Priest, a Minister and a Rabbi were asked the question, “When is the most important day for a man’s children?”  The Minister spoke up first saying, “The day they are Born Again,” The Priest quickly...

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The Other

The Other

St. Catherine said: “Empty the soul of self to make room for the grace of the Savior.” And,  “I must decrease, that He may increase,” declared John the Baptist.     Maybe it is best, to learn about the most important things in life thru stories of the Saints....

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The Cardinal

The Cardinal

The courageous die once, cowards die every day!  A hard statement that sounds bold, but is it bold? They say, the beauty in building anything lies in the foundation. There are rules that apply to this.  I mean if a man is just a little off at the base, by the time he...

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Be One

Be One

Antonius Pius, was emperor of Rome from 139 to 161 AD.  Polycarp, who was a disciple of St. John the Apostle occupies a very important place in the history of the early Church. His writings have survived from that era and he may have been responsible for completing,...

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No Hobbies

No Hobbies

T I’ve never had a hobby and I hate the concept personally because it makes me feel, like I don’t have any skin in the game.  Maybe it’s just semantics but maybe not.  Passion and commitment, being a part of a “tribe,” some want to say “family” or being “all in;”...

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I would be!

I would be!

Sitting in the basement for the third week contemplating the words of St Irenaeus, “The glory of God, is man fully alive”, while I’m wrapping my noggin’ around Wuhan, China and COVID, reading a book about a hero who was a missionary in China in the 1930-40’s and was...

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Love and Intrigue

Love and Intrigue

The art of fishing requires many things of the angler.   Presentation coupled with some patience and tenacity are the most important.  The fish will bite on something that looks like food presented how their cafeteria entrées normally arrive; or, they are presented...

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The DAY

The DAY

It says in Ecclesiastes that there’s a time for everything.  A Priest, a Minister and a Rabbi were asked the question, “When is the most important day for a man’s children?”  The Minister spoke up first saying, “The day they are Born Again,” The Priest quickly...

read more
The Other

The Other

St. Catherine said: “Empty the soul of self to make room for the grace of the Savior.” And,  “I must decrease, that He may increase,” declared John the Baptist.     Maybe it is best, to learn about the most important things in life thru stories of the Saints....

read more
The Cardinal

The Cardinal

The courageous die once, cowards die every day!  A hard statement that sounds bold, but is it bold? They say, the beauty in building anything lies in the foundation. There are rules that apply to this.  I mean if a man is just a little off at the base, by the time he...

read more
Be One

Be One

Antonius Pius, was emperor of Rome from 139 to 161 AD.  Polycarp, who was a disciple of St. John the Apostle occupies a very important place in the history of the early Church. His writings have survived from that era and he may have been responsible for completing,...

read more
No Hobbies

No Hobbies

T I’ve never had a hobby and I hate the concept personally because it makes me feel, like I don’t have any skin in the game.  Maybe it’s just semantics but maybe not.  Passion and commitment, being a part of a “tribe,” some want to say “family” or being “all in;”...

read more
I would be!

I would be!

Sitting in the basement for the third week contemplating the words of St Irenaeus, “The glory of God, is man fully alive”, while I’m wrapping my noggin’ around Wuhan, China and COVID, reading a book about a hero who was a missionary in China in the 1930-40’s and was...

read more
Love and Intrigue

Love and Intrigue

The art of fishing requires many things of the angler.   Presentation coupled with some patience and tenacity are the most important.  The fish will bite on something that looks like food presented how their cafeteria entrées normally arrive; or, they are presented...

read more
The DAY

The DAY

It says in Ecclesiastes that there’s a time for everything.  A Priest, a Minister and a Rabbi were asked the question, “When is the most important day for a man’s children?”  The Minister spoke up first saying, “The day they are Born Again,” The Priest quickly...

read more
The Other

The Other

St. Catherine said: “Empty the soul of self to make room for the grace of the Savior.” And,  “I must decrease, that He may increase,” declared John the Baptist.     Maybe it is best, to learn about the most important things in life thru stories of the Saints....

read more
The Cardinal

The Cardinal

The courageous die once, cowards die every day!  A hard statement that sounds bold, but is it bold? They say, the beauty in building anything lies in the foundation. There are rules that apply to this.  I mean if a man is just a little off at the base, by the time he...

read more
Be One

Be One

Antonius Pius, was emperor of Rome from 139 to 161 AD.  Polycarp, who was a disciple of St. John the Apostle occupies a very important place in the history of the early Church. His writings have survived from that era and he may have been responsible for completing,...

read more
No Hobbies

No Hobbies

T I’ve never had a hobby and I hate the concept personally because it makes me feel, like I don’t have any skin in the game.  Maybe it’s just semantics but maybe not.  Passion and commitment, being a part of a “tribe,” some want to say “family” or being “all in;”...

read more
I would be!

I would be!

Sitting in the basement for the third week contemplating the words of St Irenaeus, “The glory of God, is man fully alive”, while I’m wrapping my noggin’ around Wuhan, China and COVID, reading a book about a hero who was a missionary in China in the 1930-40’s and was...

read more
Love and Intrigue

Love and Intrigue

The art of fishing requires many things of the angler.   Presentation coupled with some patience and tenacity are the most important.  The fish will bite on something that looks like food presented how their cafeteria entrées normally arrive; or, they are presented...

read more