Tag Archives: Jesus

The Miracle on Greenfield Avenue

The Miracle on Greenfield Avenue According to the on line Macmillan Dictionary a miracle is defined as “an event that cannot be explained according to the laws of nature and is considered to be an act of God”. While the … Continue reading

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I gave up Pączkis for Lent

Terminology: Pączki – a traditional home made European confection nominally prune-filled and lightly dusted with powdered sugar with variations on the theme; a filled pastry. I prefer lemon-filled. Lent – a traditional Christian season of fasting and prayer (nominally 40 … Continue reading

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Voting for Hillary is Voting for Bill

Stated in the simplest terms, voting for Hillary Rodham Clinton for president is unconstitutional. Her husband, William Jefferson Clinton, has already served two terms as President of the United States. According to the 22nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution he … Continue reading

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See You In Church?

  With the Easter holidays rapidly approaching I am once again moved to acknowledge the people who, in my youth, gave me a conscience – a moral compass. I probably won’t be going to church again this year however. At … Continue reading

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The Placement of Portraiture

Many of the literary greats have from time to time grappled with the definitions of both beauty and art. All images and likenesses of anything are subject to idolization. For example: a portrait of a fish. If the image is … Continue reading

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I Changed The Lyrics Without Your Permission

Written about 1913, this simple hymn by Clarence Herbert Woolston is a sweet, familiar, but outdated little ditty best and most poignantly done by a children’s choir. Unfortunately it reflects the racial labels and overtones of the times in which it … Continue reading

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Hollywood Heroes

Hollywood heroes? I don’t have any. I never did. In the aftermath of World War II I grew up on John Wayne movies. There was a host of Hollywood heroes to choose from, like Van Johnson, Gary Cooper, James Stuart; … Continue reading

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I, Pope

Perusing the Internet I glanced at an article about the recent conclave of Cardinals to choose the new Pope. The article said the Pope doesn’t necessarily have to be a priest. While partaking of a lenten fish fry (St. Florians’ … Continue reading

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Soul Food

 Soul Food is a very old expression in the African-American community. In running an errand for my neighbor lady I went to the local ethnic grocery store. El Rey is a popular Mexican grocery that is apparently thriving. They’ve remodeled … Continue reading

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Star Trek

  The Kingdom of Heaven is like the Borg: “Resistance is futile, you will be assimilated.”  

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