This past week has taught me two important lessons. First, blending a can of sweet corn into a fruit smoothie one is making may not be as clever an idea as it seems.
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
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.
“Who’s praying for me?” she asked us. When none of her fellow choristers responded, she persisted, “Who’s praying for me?”
I’ve only had two pets that I loved dearly: a cat named Spunky and a short-haired dog called Peppy.
I’ve been driving more than usual this past week. Paradoxically I’ve done so because I’m not good at it and many insist only practice can improve my skill.
“Peace be with you,” the smiling stranger in blue said.