Barely Controlled Chaos 01/17/21 Zeal

I tried hard to talk about zeal, while I work on dinner and my kids interrupt me. By the way, yes I missed posting a video yesterday. Only 18 days into the year and I have already missed one. I went through the whole day thinking Sunday was the 18th and it was not untilContinue reading “Barely Controlled Chaos 01/17/21 Zeal”

It is Wednesday and I haven’t posted anything yet

It should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me, that I am spread a little thin.  What might surprise some of you is that I stress about things like that a lot.  A lot of stress is coming from my day job.  There is nothing I can do to control that but IContinue reading “It is Wednesday and I haven’t posted anything yet”

A Heart on Fire: Catholic Witness and the Next America

A Heart on Fire: Catholic Witness and the Next America by Charles J. Chaput My rating: 5 of 5 stars I normally would not write a review of an article, but the take away from this one was too much to ignore and let go silently. I did give this article 5 stars and ifContinue reading “A Heart on Fire: Catholic Witness and the Next America”

A set of Keys A Rally and Paralysis

This weekend, Saturday to be exact, I lost my keys. I still suspect they are in the house somewhere, but I can’t find them. I had them when I dropped my son off to volunteer and then some time after I got home they disappeared. I have looked in all the normal places, and someContinue reading “A set of Keys A Rally and Paralysis”


This weekend the gospel readings used one of those words that you don’t hear a lot in modern society. “Zeal” John 2 Verse 15 “His disciples remembered that it was written, “Zeal for thy house will consume me.” Being a writer I find word origin completely fascinating. Zeal comes from the Greek root word zêlos.Continue reading “Zeal”