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Archive - November 2010

Mountain Top Etiquette

Mountain Top Etiquette

A down to earth stars-war takes place once a year, for a week, a top of Mt. Kobau, when the Canadian government opens the access road to the general public. On the one side, the unwelcoming ranchers herd their cows over the contested fields so as to...

Advent is here!

Advent is here!

“Is it not true that activities often absorb us and that society with its multiple interests monopolizes our attention? Is it not true that we devote a lot of time to entertainment and to various kinds of amusement? At times we get carried away...

Light of the World

Light of the World

I’m predicting that German journalism Peter Seewald will have a best seller with his new book, “Light of the World,” a series of interviews with the Holy Father conducted last July.  I understand there are many tough questions in the book, including...

Roadmap to Heaven

Roadmap to Heaven

“No sooner do I glance at the Gospel, but immediately I breathe in the fragrance of the life of Jesus and I know where to run.” (St. Theresa of the Little Flower) Google maps and GPS are wonderful inventions that have saved us time and stress on the...

The Limits of Technology

The Limits of Technology

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:  Ecclesiastes, Chapter 3, Verse 1 Until a few months ago, I had managed to slog through life without a smart phone.  That’s right, I’m one of those Neanderthals lugging a...