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Author - Father Michael Sliney, LC

The ladies

The ladies

   “The more the flower of humility blossoms in a soul, the greater is the good odor it imparts to her who possesses it, to those who behold her, and to those who are about her.” -Saint Teresa of Avila Many years ago, I was at a board meeting...

The grass

The grass

“There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love–every man works his oar voluntarily! ”  St. Francis de Sales     One of the disadvantages of being the youngest is getting the household chores when your older siblings...

Thanks mom!

Thanks mom!

“Doing little things with a strong desire to please God makes them really great.”  – St. Francis De Sales. It was a little thing, but it meant a lot to me and my 2 brothers.  Whenever a major winter storm hit in Michigan, my brothers and...

The umbrella

The umbrella

“An egg given during life for love of God is more profitable for eternity than a cathedral full of gold given after death.”  (St. Albert the Great) I had the privilege of marrying my mom to her 2nd husband (who also died 2 years ago, My...

The sculptor

The sculptor

“Do not, my child, approach Jesus Christ with the hope of bending his will to yours: what I desire is that you yield yourself to him and that he receive you, so that he, your Savior, may do with you and in you whatever he pleases.”...

Air Force

Air Force

“For surely the confidence of a notorious sinner honors God most of all, for he is so convinced of God’s infinite mercy that all his sins seem no more than an atom in its presence.”  (St. Claude de la Colombiere) Wright Patterson...