Small Repairs

Small Repairs

Every Saturday morning I go to a workout class at Pure Barre. The whole technique of the exercise is using small movements and changes for maximum impact. At Pure Barre, I’ll practice squats on tiptoe instead of the flats of my feet, or squats with one foot on a...
Love At First Sight?

Love At First Sight?

Many people in our culture believe in love at first sight. I’ll never forget the first time I asked my mom to explain how she knew that she would marry my dad. She smiled serenely. “Oh,” she said, “I just knew.” How, I wondered, could this be possible? Ten years old...
100/100

100/100

In marriage, there’s no such thing as 50/50. Give 100 percent, every day.   When I was a kid, my parish would give birthday and anniversary blessings every week to members of the congregation. The priest would deliver the announcements before Mass started,...