I’ve heard it said that a veteran is someone who at one point signed a blank check payable to the United States for an amount up to and including their life. Probably no one joins the military expecting to die or even to be injured, but that is the risk they take. Whatever their reasons … Read more
Nine years ago today, I was getting out of the shower when I heard a strange sound coming from the bedroom. I hurried in to check on my husband and discovered his breathing had changed dramatically. Once before I had heard his breathing sound like that. About a week and a half earlier, Jack had … Read more
We will never forget 9/11. May we return to the unity and patriotism that permeated the country in the days following.
Like most readers, I’ve always loved books. And for many years, books were print books. I began reading at an early age, and I remember my mother complaining that I didn’t answer her when she called because I always had my “nose buried in a book.” I’ve often thought that if I were rich, the … Read more
Advent begins this coming Sunday, November 29. If you have followed my blog for more than a year, you know that each year I publish my personal meditations from Advent of the previous year. I publish a paperback book, with all the profits going to Love for the Least, a movement that shares the compassion … Read more
What do the people in the photos in this collage have in common? They are all wonderfully made by our Lord, in His image. Even the one who is visible only in the shape of her mother’s body. Even the dirty one begging on the street. Even the ones who can’t walk, whether because of … Read more