Eye of the Tiger

Human beings have the ability to increase and advance physically, emotionally, intellectually, spiritually, etc. More times than not, we take this for granted. A tiger will grow and mature pretty much as much as nature allows. Last week, we talked about the best versions of ourselves, but is a tiger Read more…

Same team

Competition is good, right? It drives us to be better – whether that’s on a personal level at work, or in sports, or as a business. Competition can be a really good thing. But, for many of us, competition can take a wrong turn toward Envy. At its best, envy Read more…

Knowing the answer

It’s becoming more difficult to profess our faith in public settings. There are so many teachings, so many issues, so many questions – it’s often easier to slink back into the shadows instead of defend the Church. There are, of course, times when we need to muster the courage to Read more…

Responsibility of a Man

In 1910, GK Chesterton wrote a book titled, What’s Wrong with the World. He identifies the four main problems in our society: Big Business, Big Government, Feminism, and Public Education The first time I heard this, I was really caught off guard. But, as you continue with Chesterton, you can see Read more…

The Clash of Wills

It’s no secret that our society is a polarized, battleground of opinion. In 2005, the future Pope Benedict gave a warning, “We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one’s own ego and one’s own desires.” Read more…

The Heart of Catholicism

What’s at the heart of Catholicism? It’s a big question – the Catholic Church is pretty darn complicated. Between the rituals, the rules, the sacraments, the smells, the bells, the doctrines, the teachings, the discipline, the tradition, it goes on and on. It’s a lot to make sense of. Outsiders Read more…