The Casserole Rules?

One of the sad things that my family has to deal with is that 3/4 of the children in the house are forced to attend a heretical church on the Sunday’s they spend with their biological father. Because of this I sometimes will peruse that ecclesiastical communities webpage and social media to see what the […]

Chapter Two

In our lives, there is love and death. Like some crazy movie script, these two realities are intertwined; woven like some twisted joke that gets played on everyone. Most of us know love. We know the feeling that comes from falling in love and finding that special person. Sometimes, it takes us a few swings […]

I Have Prepared A Place For You

“Behold, I send an angel before you, to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place which I have prepared.  Give heed to him and listen to his voice”  Ex. 23:20-21 Today is the 5th anniversary of Angela Faddis being born into eternity.  I was reminded of this from posts on […]

Discernment – Should I Stay Or Should I Go

Discernment is a word in the English language that does not get used much in our modern world.  In a Christian context, it is perception in the absence of judgment with a view to obtaining spiritual direction and understanding. In 2013, I started discerning a call to the ordained ministry in the Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic […]

Welcome To The Big House…Big Glass House That Is

  Welcome to the craziest, crappiest journey you may ever have to go through. Walking through loss, be it through divorce or death, is difficult. But I’m going to talk about what it is like to live in a big glass house; to live in a world where everyone has an opinion, even though most […]

The Final Battle: The Family

“The final battle between the Lord and the reign of Satan will be about marriage and family. Don’t be afraid, she added, because anyone who operates for the sanctity of marriage and the family will always be contended and opposed in every way, because this is the decisive issue…”. Sister Lucia of Fatima. The first […]

Turn The Page

4,589 days.  That is the number of days from 9/20/2004 to 4/14/2017. That is also the number of days that I owned the house at 7W Calle Mantilla.  In those 4,589 days there we so many good memories in Sahuarita and a few not so good ones. The initial closing date was supposed to be […]

Life Ain’t Always Beautiful, But It’s A Beautiful Ride

“No, life ain’t always beautiful, tears will fall sometimes.  Life ain’t always beautiful, but its a beautiful ride…”   Those of you who use Facebook are familiar with the On This Day (memories) feature.  They will bring up pictures that you previously posted.  Today, Facebook brought up a picture of an event that took place […]