Gone Fishin’

When my brother and I were kids, our dad would take us out to a friend’s house to go fishing.  The house had once been a hunters’ club lodge and was set right next to a private lake.  We would get up early in the morning, fish for a few hours, swim in the lake… Read More ›

The Time Has Come

“There’s smoke!” These words, in most cases, would be words of caution and warning.  Yesterday, these words were words of celebration for the thousands gathered in Vatican City, awaiting the announcement of who the next pope would be.  Ever since the white smoke appeared and the cardinals announces Pope Francis I, the question that has… Read More ›

Your Identity is the Most Beautiful Thing There Is

The following article comes from “The Story” resource material.  It is entitled “Your Identity is the Most Beautiful Thing There Is”.  The author is unknown. Imagine living your life with a false identity.  That’s what happened to Francisco Madariaga Quintela.[1] Just over 30 years ago his mother Sylvia was kidnapped by Argentine security forces.  Her… Read More ›