Growing up Grandpa always made Tom and Jerry's for Christmas. We'd have them as kids and when we grew up we’d get to have the rum in them. Anyway, this Christmas I thought I'd try my hand at Grandpa's tradition.
Thursday, December 30, 2021
Tom and Jerry
Fast helps us think clearly.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Open the door and let the light of Christ in.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Monday, December 27, 2021
Sunday, December 26, 2021
Mary and Joseph keep us childlike.
Saturday, December 25, 2021
Thursday, December 23, 2021
Don't be Fooled
Prophecies are still being fulfilled.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Monday, December 20, 2021
The Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith.
Sunday, December 19, 2021
Growing up Dad pumped oil and gas wells. And as a kid I often tagged along. Each well had a name, which was usually like 12-dash-32 or 26-dash-15. One of the great gifts of my corrals on Bell Creek is the pumping unit in the background. I have affectionally named her 10-24.
Let's be open in faith to the signs God sends us.
Friday, December 17, 2021
Thursday, December 16, 2021
My favorite cut on a cow is the T-bone. It takes two nice pieces of meat that might be a little small on there own and combines them: the New York, which is at the tail end of the backstrap and the Tenderloin, which is inside the rib cage.
The Good News
... comes in different colors.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Test the Fruit
Sometimes Jesus is disguised.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Monday, December 13, 2021
Faith is insight into the teachings of Jesus.
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Stick close to Mary and Holy Mother Church.
Saturday, December 11, 2021
Friday, December 10, 2021
It's never too early to be talking about spring. Dad and I had tied up some continuous fence panels in Buffalo and Friday was the day to haul them home. Why not a little white fluff to add to the fun.
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
I love the feast days of the Church. Today we celebrated the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. No fasting here. It was all-out celebration. Of course the biggest party was the Mass. Outside of that, I think we were able to sufficiently signify the day.
In Mary's arms the devil can't reach us.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
God isn't satisfied with just one. He wants them all!
Monday, December 6, 2021
If I had a Hammer
... I'd smash any notion in me that says that Jesus is not true God.
Sunday, December 5, 2021
Dad was saying yesterday how much he was able to get done outside. I told him I hope we get some moisture soon. Careful what you ask for.
Let the light of Christ take you to the deeper recesses of your heart this Advent.
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Out on the Town
Who says Campbell County doesn't have culture? Saturday evening Doug and Daniela Gerard invited Sr. Carol and I out for a pre-Christmas dinner party. A good time was had by all.
Friday, December 3, 2021
The Catholic Cowboy Way
For the past couple years folks have been telling me about a cowboy priest in South Dakota that I need to meet. Try as I may, our paths never crossed. Finally he gave me a call and we made plans to hang out. No better way to get to know a guy then over skinning a cow.
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Trust in the Father's will. We'll be fine.
Joy is the fruit of the decision of listening to the Holy Spirit. https://youtu.be/JKqi6MMFdBk
Blessed are those who hope in the Lord. https://youtu.be/_2Gbnncbhkg
I've joked that Chief is part angel. That's kind of cute, but mostly true. See, he is a straight gift from God. Here's ho...
You can't cram the Christian language. Study Sacred Scripture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzI--yLL0kw