Ash-Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent – the traditional Catholic liturgical season preceding Easter.  Here are three key things you should know: 1.  It is 40 days long:  Lent runs from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday.  It is technically 46 calendar days long, but six of those days are Sundays.  Because Sundays celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord, they are not counted as a time of penance – leaving 40 days.  40 days is of significance for a few reasons: 1.  Jesus fasted and prayed for 40 days in the desert before being tempted by Satan and then starting his ministry. 2.  Noah’s ArkRead More →

3 Ways to be More Positive

Like many of you, we woke up to some nasty winter weather this morning. Ice, sleet, and snow kept my speed at an average of 30 MPH and doubled my commute time.  Needless to say, the pucker factor was high – especially when my vehicle got a little sideways on the onramp to the highway. In my head, the grumbling was incessant. Why am I risking my life to get to work when I could just “work from home” until later in the day when the roads are clear?  This is insane!  Why didn’t the county do ANYTHING about the roads?  Don’t these fools knowRead More →

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I’m that husband…  The one who’s nicer to other people than he is to his own wife.  The one who doesn’t point out the things that I know she does only for me.  The one who works all day and is too tired to play with the kids after dinner.  The one who doesn’t – gasp – get anything for her on that commercial “holiday” in February.  Despite all this, she loves me anyway.Read More →

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We look forward to sharing life, love and traditional Christian principles with you.  We plan to cover as many topics as possible to include politics, the finer points of religion, children, personal finance, and anything else that may come to mind.  Please feel to free to comment but let’s keep this a family show – no vulgarities or obscene language/topics.  We will ban you from posting. As for us, we have been married for 11+ years and have four great kids (but we’re not biased).  We look forward to someday soon obtaining some land and building a house where we can keep livestock and letRead More →