Category Archives: Children

The Shit Hole We’re In

Once, there was a toddler that fell into a shit hole and he was crying and crying. The people around gathered and tried to get him out. Some suggested to drop a rope or a ladder but the toddler wouldn’t … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Gratitude – Day 5

Continuing my Novena of Gratitude – Fifth Day. I am thankful for every sign and manifestation of new life. A rose bud blooming into a fresh flower always brings me a smile. It means to me that life will never … Continue reading

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Life Everlasting

Life is such a wonderful experience many people are loathe to leave it. Death is such a great unknown many people are loathe to face it. Yet, there is life and it is meant to be eternal. Once you are, … Continue reading

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Love and the Vine

Here is one of the fondest memories I have of Jane while she was growing up. This happened when she was about four years old. One chilly morning we brought her to her nursery-school. And as she gave me her … Continue reading

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What’s it all about, Alfie Evans?

Cute, angelic, little, lovable Alfie Evans has died. Only yesterday, he was still alive, with the world watching how his poignant drama would unfold. Now the powers of government and medicine conspired to deny him life. Today, he is gone. … Continue reading

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The Smells of Life

In the past few days, I have had the pleasure and the joy playing with these cute little angels. They were a bursting bundle of energy, which seemed to never run out. At times, they were more impish than angelic. … Continue reading

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Being a Father

Today is the feast day of St. Joseph. Today should be the ‘Catholic’ celebration of Fathers’ Day. One of the names by which Jesus was known is “the son of the carpenter”. There are a number of things about being … Continue reading

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