Markets and Morality

England's Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, offers this rather Catholic insight: markets need morality. His point is a good one. People were not frustrated this past year with the fact that the markets crumbled. They were frustrated because the crumbling was caused by moral failure. Questionable practices led to questionable loans, which in turn led to … Continue reading Markets and Morality

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Saving Grace

Today is Baby Grace's due date. We lost her on July 4 last year due to an ectopic pregnancy. And with the loss of Grace came a flood of questions about our future ability to have children. One of my wife's fallopian tubes ruptured before the surgery and had to be removed. But even with … Continue reading Saving Grace

A misguided view of love

Leading up to the Valentine's Day holiday, some folks at my school thought it appropriate to give students a chance to express their feelings for one another. Sadly, the exchange reflects the modern misunderstanding of what love is all about. Here is the announcement: LSRJ Condogram Sale! As part of National Condom Week and in … Continue reading A misguided view of love