Making Choices: Honey, Let’s Build an Ark (or, You Want to Do What?) By Steve and Kathy Beirne

If you are watching some of the many home repair shows on HGTV, you’re not alone! Home design shows are very popular, and an important element of them involves marital decision–making. Does the couple want a city or country location?  What is on their wish list and how important is it? In one show, a … Continue reading Making Choices: Honey, Let’s Build an Ark (or, You Want to Do What?) By Steve and Kathy Beirne

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“The Bride Without Shoes” by John Bosio

November 18, 1972. It was the day after our wedding. I remember driving on Interstate 70 east, away from Kansas City toward the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. It was a snowy and windy day, but inside our little car, a 1970 orange-colored Maverick, it was warm and cozy. It was the place where … Continue reading “The Bride Without Shoes” by John Bosio

“Our Beautiful Mother” by Deacon Stephen Bowling

As one of my priest friends has said to me many times, “Mother’s Day is the one Sunday where everyone expects and demands that you to preach sentimentally.” Yes, Mom is usually the most perfect of people for most of us . . . or pretty darn close anyway. The work of a mother is … Continue reading “Our Beautiful Mother” by Deacon Stephen Bowling