A forum of Catholic Thought

What it hinges onJaymie Stuart Wolfe

Our kitchen cabinets are really beautiful. I can say that with no risk of arrogance because we didn't put them in. They were here when we bought our house in November 2000. The previous owners told us ...

Christmas changes Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

It's the week before Christmas, and all through our home Is the silence that comes when your kids are all grown. The hustle and bustle of previous years Has almost completely -- poof! -- disappeared. I ...

Always newJaymie Stuart Wolfe

It's never easy to begin something new, and I'm not even talking about the more substantial things in life. Let's face it, even the buttons on a new dishwasher or microwave or coffee machine can throw ...

Advent again Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Time flies whether you're having fun or not. And winter seems to come earlier every year. Thanksgiving is already here and Christmas will be sooner than we expect. I'm not sure why it feels as if the ...

Seven election lessons for the ChurchJaymie Stuart Wolfe

Too many people forgot about too many people for too long a time. That pretty much sums up why this election went the way it did. But whether you are raising a glass, drowning your sorrows, or shaking ...

First rights Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

I love politics. But maybe not so much this year. That's because it's almost impossible to support any of this year's candidates wholeheartedly. The best I can do is to vote my conscience knowing that ...

It's in the genesJaymie Stuart Wolfe

Personality tests have always been popular. So has just about anything that claims to help people understand themselves better. So I suppose it isn't surprising that we now have ads touting the benefits ...

Made for heaven Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Life is so fast and so full that many of us experience it pretty much as a blur. But if we stopped for a moment to think about the gift of life, we'd realize that every human person -- body and soul -- ...