work ethic

A Mom’s Reflection on Bench-Warming and Basketball

For nine years my son has practiced basketball for six to nine months out of every year. Usually at the end of the season we, as a family, wonder why we allowed him to do it! All those long days at school for practice time. All those even longer days of C team, JV team and then Varsity games. All […]

A Selfless Man

I lit a candle recently and prayed during Eucharistic Adoration in our parish chapel for a man I know who was hospitalized last week for circulatory problems in his legs.  It is difficult for him to walk without pain and he is also suffering from emphysema.  The candle I lit burned brightly, more brightly than the others, for the hour […]