Monthly Archives: December 2016

Tyranny of the Urgent

“Tyranny of the Urgent”, is that any way to leave Christmas? The food, the gifts, the friends, and family, have been unwrapped and enjoyed. This is a week to relax. And yet, the New Year comes. New or similar tasks … Continue reading

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Top Seven Reasons Not to Attend Church Christmas Day

Care to guess whether worship attendance will be up or down December 25? There are several reasons not to be present. Hospital employees, firefighters, police, and emergency medical technicians are just a few of those who will have to work … Continue reading

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Shove it or “Shuv” it?

Eleven days until Christmas! Are you ready? I will have to admit our outside lights are not up. This is a sad and rare occasion not to have them up with at least three weeks to enjoy before Christmas. Experience … Continue reading

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Holiday Dots

Two of Rome’s great cathedrals are St. Paul’s Outside-the-Walls and St. John Lateran Cathedral. They contain the remains of two of the church’s most famous apostles: Peter and Paul. The tomb of Paul is located in St. Paul’s, but his … Continue reading

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