Mater Dei Radio Interview

Friends, Here is a link to an interview I did the other day for the Mater Dei Radio Program. It aired on KBVM and KMME radio on Friday September 15th. Give the Glory to God!

Virtue of the Week: Love

THE BEST MEDICINE During the first two decades of this century, a great number of babies under one year of age wasted away in hospitals and children’s institutions and died from unknown causes. In some institutions it was customary to enter the condition of all seriously sick infants as “hopeless” on admission cards. Among the […]

Virtue of the Week: Hope

ONE STARFISH A vacationing businessman was walking along a beach when he saw a young boy. Along the shore were many starfish that had been washed up by the tide and were sure to die before the tide returned. The boy walked slowly along the shore and occasionally reached down and tossed the beached starfish […]

Can you help?

Friend, A few years ago, I was accompanying our local Police Chief to look for a high school boy who had left a suicide letter addressed to me on his bedroom dresser. We found him later that day laying dead in the back of a pickup truck with a pistol in his hand. Every time […]

A Story of Faith

Friends, You know how I think “Stories” do the best job of communicating ideas and concepts… well the attached newspaper article does a good job of telling the story of my recent trip in the desert.. the physical and spiritual desert that is! I share it with you in the hope that you might use […]

Virtue of the Week: Faith

Fear knocked at the door. Faith answered. And lo, no one was there. We have a choice, we can live by faith or we can live by fear. To live in constant fear and worry is a horrible way to spend your life. How do we stop worrying when our anxiety seems to be out […]

Virtue of the Week: Temperance

THE GREEDY MOUSE A greedy mouse saw a basket full of corn. He wanted to eat it. So he made a small hole in the basket. He squeezed in through the hole. He ate a lot of corn. He felt full. He was very happy. Now he wanted to come out. He tried to come […]

Stop and Smell the Roses

Instant gratification is the cause of most of the problems in our society. Patience has disappeared from a long list of diminishing virtues. Every click, push, turn, and touch makes things beep, buzz, hum, and go pop. Most people don’t even need a key to start their car. Even the drawers and cabinets in many […]

The American Dream

A good friend and fellow coach turned me on to this article. It seems that in the 1930s, “The American Dream” meant freedom, mutual respect, equality of opportunity, character, and values. It had more to do with morality and virtue than material success. What happened to the American Dream? Read the article below for Robert […]

Virtue of the Week: Fortitude

KYLE MAYNARD Kyle Maynard was born with deformed arms and legs but that never stopped him from becoming a Division I Collegiate wrestler at the University of Georgia. He has no arms beyond two rounded stumps and no legs apart from a pair of short appendages with deformed feet . Growing up, Kyle would watch […]