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April Fools and The Blind Spot

Saturday, April 1st, 2017
With another April Fools’ Day having come and gone, I thought I’d share some thoughts about how we fool ourselves. April Fools’ Day is all about dreaming up ways to fool other people, but on every other day of the year, we fool ourselves into thinking that we’re something we’re not. About 20 years ago, while I was attending Mass at Sacred Heart Church… Read More

From Fat Man To Body Builder

Saturday, August 27th, 2016
[caption id="attachment_2809" align="alignright" width="300"]Pat Brocco Before and After Pictures of Pat Brocco[/caption] Earlier this month, there was a story on the internet about an Arizona man who had lost 335 pounds. His name is Pasquale “Pat” Brocco, and he’s 31 years old. His nickname used to be “Fat Pat.” Three years ago, Pat was warned by his doctor… Read More

Guidelines For A Disgraced Congressman

Saturday, April 18th, 2015
Ben Franklin - 13 Virtues to Moral PerfectionIf you pay attention to the news, you know about the recent resignation of our local U.S. Congressman, Aaron Schock. Schock is currently under investigation for violating federal law while he was in office. Some of the violations include using campaign funds for his own personal benefit, overcharging the government for mileage expenses, and flying around… Read More

The Real Secret to Weight Loss and Holiness

Saturday, April 12th, 2014
Weight LossOne of my older brothers, Mike, is a medical doctor who lives in California with his wife and family.  I see Mike about once a year, usually at a family function.  Mike was recently in Peoria with his wife and one of their children for a family wedding.  Mike is 61 years old and he looks like a movie star.  He’s tall, slim, and good-looking.  If you asked me who he looks like, I would say that… Read More

Gluttony – The Spirit Is Willing, but the Flesh Is Weak

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
For years we have been hearing about how the obesity epidemic in America is primarily caused by trans fats, fast food, and drinks that contain large amounts of sugar.  We are treated as though we are mindless sheep who have no will-power and are under the spell of an evil force that influences us to continually consume what will ultimately fatten us up and kill us. As a consequence of our fallen human nature, most of us are always looking for someone other than ourselves to blame for our unhealthy and dysfunctional condition.  We buy into the claim that we’re fat because evil corporations engineer their products so we will become addicted… Read More