Catholic Inklings

Musings and sharings on my devotion to an ancient religion.

Category archive: Personal Blogs

In-Houtz Schooling

I first started writing things for public consumption when I wrote for my high school newspaper, The Pine Needle Monthly.  Journalism was one of the greatest classes I’ve ever taken; partly because of the experience I gained, and partly because of what I learned–both about writing and about life.  Our class advisor, Kevin C. Houtz, was one of the most important teachers I’ve ever had–and I’ve had some amazing teachers.

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Frailty Assumed

schlameii 2014This is one of my recent blogs from the Saint Aloysius website.  It’s about the Feast of the Holy Family, and how good God is about modeling family for us through families God used for His glory in the Bible.  The stories don’t depict what we would call “traditional” families; but blended, adopted, late-in-life and surprise families.  It also discusses our frailty as we seek to live as holy families, and how Jesus assumed that frailty into Himself.

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