Monthly Archives: May 2005

Suffering and a nation of kings

During the past month or so, two different people have made a statement so shocking that it caused me to doubt their sanity. It arose during discussions on Catholic instutional issues, including the papal conclave. They felt that American and … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After

I believe in happily ever after. I want happily ever after. Is there any wonder why I’m still single? A while back, when I was smitten by a woman I had recently met, I was writing this letter to an … Continue reading

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Medals and Goodness

Friday night I went to a movie theatre for the first time since December 2003 and Return of the King. The film I saw was also about heroism, but more pressing than Peter Jackson’s excellent work because it was based … Continue reading

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