Back in action

I started working out again. One motivation for this, beyond the obvious need to be healthy, came from a sermon I heard from Msgr. Pope in D.C. (available here).  The basic point: "Christ did not come and die so that you could be mediocre. You should have great expectations." That little bit of encouragement really … Continue reading Back in action

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Baby Simon, pray for us

Each night before my daughter goes to bed, we ask our dear little boy Simon to intercede for us. It was a year ago today that we lost him. His burial afterward was a beautiful experience, one filled with so many mixed emotions. Sadness, confusion, anger, some joy, emptiness. We had prayed for a little … Continue reading Baby Simon, pray for us