I think today will be a great day. No particular reason why it should be better than any other day, but still I think it will be pleasant. Or perhaps, in a sense, by THINKING today will be a great day I have at the same time chosen to have a great day. Perhaps my […]
No one is blogging anymore. What is the deal people? I check my blog feed everyday and am constantly disappointed by the lack of activity. Seriously guys, get back to blogging! The blogging world is fun and wonderful! Leave Facebook behind and enter a world where there are no Mafia Wars and Farmville. Enter a […]
Made this the other day. I think my FIL is right. I have too much time on my hands.
Christmas is fast approaching. I feel like a little kid again. My excitement level is exceptionally high this year. I am not exactly sure what is so special about this year but I am very happy with everything and optimistic about the holidays. This marks my second Christmas married and away from home. Last year […]
Jason and I are going to start a new blogging phenomenon. Starting this week we are going to begin posting “Top Lists” of everything we think of. We hope to get everyone else making their own “Top Lists” as well and commenting too. So look forward to reading about all of our favorites like the […]
#3 chowing on the dog food. Not sure why she does that. Bella as a sweet and innocent kitten. Bella now. A young, innocent, squinty-eyed Brisa. An older, mischievous, still squinty-eyed Brisa. And of course, the reliable, loveable, and extremely persistent #2.
Weekly excerpt from St. Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica.Article 5. Whether man can attain happiness by his natural powers? Objection 1. It would seem that man can attain Happiness by his natural powers. For nature does not fail in necessary things. But nothing is so necessary to man as that by which he attains the last […]
Weekly excerpt from St. Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica.Article 4. Whether happiness once had can be lost? Objection 1. It would seem that Happiness can be lost. For Happiness is a perfection. But every perfection is in the thing perfected according to the mode of the latter. Since then man is, by his nature, changeable, it […]
Saturday was my 23rd birthday. We had a nice party and enjoyed ourselves very well. I was the recipient of numerous very generous gifts including a very nice pair of shoes from my wonderful wife (see picture). Saturday was also the date of a horrible tragedy in the world of college football. To explain the true horror […]
Weekly excerpt from St. Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica.Article 3. Whether one can be happy in this life? Objection 1. It would seem that Happiness can be had in this life. For it is written (Psalm 118:1): “Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.” But this happens in […]