Grace Cathedral front door
I was raised in a Catholic environment and went to Catholic school. There is a separate tag for Catholicism. These posts are about Christianity overall.
Racial unrest and other news
It is 8:49 AM on Sunday May 31st, 2020. I have asked myself many times this year if things could get any worse. I quit asking myself that question months ago yet things continue to get worse. At this point I’m wondering if we will see a bottom for a while or if things will…… Continue reading Racial unrest and other news
Christmas Eve 2019
It is 5:59 AM on Christmas Eve. I woke up around 4, made the coffee, put away the dishes, fought with my computer and put the NORAD Santa Tracker on the T.V. I say fought with my computer because it is old and now the monitor sometimes does not get signal from the computer. I’ve…… Continue reading Christmas Eve 2019
Journal Entry 12.23.19
It is 6:29 AM on Monday, December 23rd. This is the best week of the year the days before and after Christmas are for the most part free of work, school and activities. It is the one time of year where I can relax just a little bit without the constant grind of schedule. At…… Continue reading Journal Entry 12.23.19
Journal Entry 12.13.19
It is 10:49 AM on Friday December 13th, 2019. I finally have time to take a breath as the past two weeks have been a complete blur of work and events. Last week was our national sales meeting and holiday party in Texas. Including travel time that takes up a big 4 day chunk and…… Continue reading Journal Entry 12.13.19
Catholic Church – Pedophile Priests
I was raised Catholic and went to Catholic school throughout elementary and high school. Catholicism is what I was taught and what I knew. I am no longer Catholic and as an adult am in complete disbelief at how everyone just looked and still looks the other way when it came to pedophile priests. I…… Continue reading Catholic Church – Pedophile Priests
Quotes – Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful. Seneca the Younger
Travels in Asia and Africa – 1325-1354 – Ibn Battúa
I heard about this book from Reddit and knew right away that I wanted to read it. I love history and traveling and here is a first hand account from a well traveled (for the times) man from over 600 years ago. This is unlike a history book. History books are the past seen through…… Continue reading Travels in Asia and Africa – 1325-1354 – Ibn Battúa