Are we living in a way that honors our heritage, brings life to the present, and we can be proud of passing on to our descendants? … More III. The Communion of Saints.
The horrific sex scandal in the Catholic church. Ancient history? Or torn from today’s headlines? Hard to know for sure. But all a friend can say is, ‘Ain’t it a shame?’ … More II. The Communion of Saints.
I’m on the road. Again. Marleen and I flew to visit our son in Omaha. But, because she’s not a fan of long road trips-and I still am-I rented a car and took a circuitous, sentimental journey back to Denver.
On the way, I listened to hours of recorded books: one of the pleasures of road trips for me. One was The Conservative Mind by Russell Kirk. The other was The Heart of the Matter, a novel by Englishman Graham Greene, considered by many to be one of the best writers of the 20th century. More later.
My first destination was the far south east corner of North Dakota. It’s where my mom grew up during the Great Depression in a small farm house with her parents and six siblings. … More I. The Communion Of Saints.
What’s In A Name?
According to an Albuquerque newspaper, the organization’s founder, Wurman, intended the name, The Church of Beethoven, to be “ironic.”
It’s the journey, not the destination. But, it’s about time that I gave my sister, Linda, her due. … More There I Go. Part II.