Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Types A and B: He created them




My latest at Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly, with the subhead: Advice for married couples with opposite personality types.

And includes a sidebar that points out:
"It’s good to keep in mind that what makes your family of origin colorfully eccentric, unique and original can seem to your spouse to be further proof that it’s ... well ... just plain weird. 
"And both of you are right."
(And features a l-e-e-e-e-e-e-tle bit about playing Michigan Rummy with... well, let's not name names.)

Monday, April 24, 2017

Figuring Out God's Will for You, Right Here, Right Now


My latest at Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly on playing the cards God dealt you.

"At first glance it can seem Jesus left us zero wiggle room when it comes to our doing God’s will. But that’s not so...."

You can read more here.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Freelancing Not Freeloading

Sorry, but, yeah, you still have to make some money . . . somehow. (Almost all freelance writers do.)
Just keep writing. (And earning some "outside" dough along the way.)



Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Challenges of Being a Writer's Child

Even if they can explain what you do, how can they handle why you do it? (When, so often, you're not sure yourself.)
Just keep writing. (And be kind to you kids.)

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Mother Cabrini: America's First Saint Was an Immigrant


Who became a citizen in Seattle!

My latest article in Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly.
Mother Cabrini: an immigrant who shows us the way

"Nearly 100 years after her death, the saint shows how we as a Church and nation should care for those coming to our country."