‘The other person isn’t the problem… I am.’

‘The other person isn’t the problem… I am.’  The words kind of jumped off the page at me as I was reading Holy Desperation—a book written by Heather King.  Under that heading she puts the following.  Dorortheus of Gaza was a 6th century Turkish monk who wrote: “The...

Do Something

Father Alfred Delp (1907-1945) was a Jesuit priest. He was a German convert who fell into the hands of the Nazis during World War II. As he awaited in solitary confinement his accusers had shackled his hands. During his incarceration, he somehow managed to free one of...

Why am I here?

My mind does not process mechanical things.  The things that are mechanical that I fix or work on in my garage, I do so by rote.  This is   because someone has taken the time to show me.  I’m not sure I am teachable—but my memory works okay so there are things I have...

Who or what do you love?

I have a memory of walking down St Paul’s street in St Catherines. I am about 7 years old and walking beside my mom. I am carrying a case. In the case is a steel clarinet—a one piece clarinet in a long brown case. Tears are streaming down my face because my teacher Mr...
I’ve got the power!

I’ve got the power!

Deep inside of you there is something very powerful. Everyone has this power! People are using this power, virtually every day of their lives! This power is developed at a very young age and stays with you your entire life. The power you have within you is the power...

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