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Holding Hands During the Our Father?

"Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" (detail) by van Eyck

This is going to be fairly a controversial topic, so fasten your seatbelts. I know this isn’t everyone’s opinion, but I’ve been doing a lot of thinking and research about it and feel strongly enough to finally step out of the shadows to speak my mind. I don’t think we should hold hands during the Our Father. If you try to […]

Saving Sundays

It’s got to stop, this Sunday frenzy. Sundays now resemble Saturdays and other ordinary days of the week. Have you noticed? Do you mind? Does anyone else remember quiet, peaceful Sundays when gas stations and most places of business were closed? Sundays where nobody was rushing off to a child’s basketball or soccer game? Sundays when the day was a […]

Sex and the Married Woman

My first job after college graduation was as a “Training Specialist” at a large corporation.  I taught computer software classes.  It was the mid-80’s and I had all sorts of plans for life.  I had just delivered my first son and my sister was his caregiver during my long days at work.  I loved my job, I loved my new […]