“Today my thoughts / Are swift and cool / As goldfish in / A lily pool.
Peace Be With You
A weekly column offering a Christian and Catholic perspective by native Maderan John Rieping, a graduate of Mt. Angel Seminary who spent 4 1/2 years in formation at Mount Angel Abbey. His website is http://wambly.weebly.com
My father taught that women should be treated with respect and never hit.
The talented musician Ludwig wanted little to do with the Catholic Church or its priests, which isn’t completely surprising.
“A person’s a person, no matter how small!” So wrote children’s writer Theodor Geisel (1904-1991), better known as Dr. Seuss.
I’m usually not a frequent letter writer or recipient, even as a newspaper columnist.