I remember when Hurricane Sandy was heading towards NYC. I didn't think much of the name. The next morning when they were showing some of the early damage in New Jersey, I was struck by how EVERYTHING was covered in sand. A foot or more of sand covered many streets. I remember thinking "Sandy" was a fitting name after all!
One of my pet peeves is that I often feel unappreciated. I don't feel sorry for myself, but rather don't feel like I get the same amount of recognition that other's get for equal deeds. I'm never the guy who gets promoted. I often have to fight for every inch and that's ok. I don't get recognized for accomplishments. I always recognize the accomplishments of others and give words of praise. I'm a dad now, so there's opportunities everyday for me to give encouragement. I guess it wouldn't be so bad if I didn't see everyone else around me getting recognition for their deeds. I can only assume it happens for a reason, but never knew why.
The Catholic Church has a lot more in common with Penn State than it realizes. Penn State was an elite school with an esteemed Football program and legendary coach. Somewhere along the way, evil set in and enabled Jerry Sandusky to happen. As his behavior became known up the food chain, everyone chose to look the other way. Doing this as if it were to protect the school's reputation somehow. Well, Judgement happened in a way that could only have happened with God's
This website is dedicated to God, The Father, who blesses me with my talents; The Holy Spirit, who speaks to me when I listen and helps me understand; and to Jesus Christ, who saves me from myself everyday.