This is Our Story

This is Our Story

“For the man that is truly good and wise, we think, bears all the chances of life becomingly and always makes the best of circumstances…as a good shoemaker makes the best shoes out of the hides that are given him.” Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics Today is a day to...
Winter is Dead

Winter is Dead

She wore her yellow sun-bonnet, She wore her greenest gown; She turned to the south wind And curtsied up and down. She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbour: “Winter is dead.” A.A. Milne, Daffodowndilly Spring...
One Good Household Rowing Together

One Good Household Rowing Together

“All it takes is one good person to restore hope.” Pope Francis, Laudato Si When a classroom discussion is not going well, just one student stepping-up can make the margin of difference. Sometimes a student comes through, sometimes not. We don’t always think of...
For the Sake of His Children

For the Sake of His Children

“But would the father have the heart to work if he didn’t have his children? If it weren’t for the sake of his children. And in winter when he works hard. In the forest. When he works the hardest. With his billhook and with his saw and with his felling axe and with...
Having the Heart to Hope

Having the Heart to Hope

“Here for the first time he took heart to hope For safety, and to trust his destiny more Even in affliction.” The Aeneid, I, Virgil The great city of Troy has fallen in an inferno of death and destruction. Having lost his wife, Aeneas embarks on an Odysseus-like...

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