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An Extended Circle

7 Jun

“Remember when we dropped him off in the circle
that first day?”

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Of Ice Skating, Down Syndrome, and Ordinary Time

31 May

“Brave men are vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.”
~ G.K. Chesterton

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Of Bridgebuilding, Barriers, and Fatherhood

14 Apr

“In the breaking of bridges is the end of the world.”
~ G.K. Chesterton

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Of Mick Jagger, a Weeping Icon, and Getting What We Need

24 Mar

“Every moment we live through is like an ambassador who declares the will of God.”
~ Jean-Pierre de Caussade

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Keeping the Showman Great: Of P.T. Barnum, Vows, and Fatherhood

9 Feb

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“The father-son paradigm is ageless….
This is truly the key for interpreting reality.”
~ Pope St. John Paul II

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A Ditch to Die In: Of Boniface, Battles, and Being Dad

19 Sep

“An ‘adult’ faith is not a faith that
follows the trends of fashion and the latest novelty….”
~ Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

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Of Rash Vows, George Bailey, and Dad-Martyrdom

17 Jul

“Courage costs braver men less.”
~ Frank Sheed

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