Everything is Local

Picking up our paper today, I remembered Tip O’Neil’s favorite saying about politics: “in politics, everything is local”. This is also true of almost everything. One town thirty miles away is in the midst of a teacher’s strike – but it does not affect me. The city of Cleveland is in the midst of trying to mitigate the effects of a police chase which ended…

Loving Our Neighbor… in an Election Year…OMG!

There are times in one’s life when a particular title will tickle your funny bone, and the one the USCCB put out about loving one’s neighbor in an Election Year caused me to chuckle out loud.  It is easy to love a neighbor who agrees with you 100% of the time, but what about the neighbor who disagrees with your vision of OUR country 50%…

What Is Truth?

What is Truth? Posted by Carol S Bannon  I have to admit I understand Pilate’s question to Jesus much better…What is truth? (John 19:38) …after two days of reading so many differing thoughts and opinions in newspapers, cable tv, and talk radio. I also have to admit this has been a quiet week for me.  I have had contractors in my home doing work in the basement and because…