Once, back when I was in high school, a woman old enough to be my mother walked up to me and asked me if I was the son of John Stubbs.
In "Moby Dick," Captain Ahab chases after the great white whale across the seven seas.
We expect priests and nuns to know something about prayer. After all, they are church workers, and that is one of the central activities of the church.
A gazelle can easily outrun the fastest human being. Most game can run faster than any human hunter, in the short term.
People have known for centuries that the sick are often contagious.
As a priest, I sometimes enjoy special consideration and perks.
Back in the 1970s, life for an American living in Italy was truly “la dolce vita,” or “the sweet life.” I know, because I was a seminarian in Rome then.
First, the wife met with me. She poured out her heart, telling me how miserable she was in her marriage, putting all the blame on her husband.
There is no sorrow like the sorrow of a parent who has lost a child.
How is luck portioned out?