Begun in the aftermath of Katrina, this blog was a way to keep family and friends updated as the family struggled to return to a semblance of normalcy. Now, more than four years later, the memories are still strong, the family is, to some extent, scattered. However, life did go on, and this is our story.
In Spain Pope Benedict XVI is offering, once again, a truthful view of the matter--that a life lived in communion with Christ is a life that is full, and rich, and joyful, but a life lived apart from Him in pursuit of worldly pleasures and treasures is a life dessicated, empty, and ultimately meaningless and sad. As meaningless and sad, in fact, as betraying love with a kiss aimed at hate--no, not like the poor misguided handful of protesters, but like Judas, who is their true model, and whose fate may God spare any of us from sharing.