Here’s a snippet of a recent conversation between my mom and I.
He’s almost never let me down before, but this time he did. I’m cutting him some slack, though, as I suspect the mess on Wall Street has kept him very busy.
Can you describe your life in six words?
"No changing!” Perhaps these words came out of my mouth a bit more forcefully than I’d intended, judging from the look on Leaven managing editor Anita McSorley’s face.
Ever hear of Ole Bull?
Several months ago some summertime visitors to the parish were chatting with me after Mass.
Every Christian needs half an hour of prayer each day, except when we are busy . . . then we need an hour.”
I recently heard about a much-anticipated event at a bookstore: A famous author was there, autographing his latest work and visiting with his many fans.
I wish I would have done what I said I’d do. I would have saved myself a whole lot of embarrassment.
Vacation Bible School just ended at my parish and, to be honest with you, I couldn’t be happier. The week made me a nervous wreck.