September 25, 2015

​"Whatever difficulties and trials you face, I ask you, like Saint Peter, to be at peace and to respond to them as Christ did: he thanked the Father, took up his cross and looked forward!" -- Pope Francis, ​​homily at St. Patrick's Cathedral, September 24, 2015


September 18, 2015

"O you shunn'd persons, I at least do not shun you, I come forthwith in your midst, I will be your poet, I will be more to you than to any of the rest." -- Walt WhitmanLeaves of GrassChildren of AdamNative Moments​


​​Hail to the misfits,

to the imperfect,

to the s...

September 11, 2015

"You cannot control what you love." -- The Power and the GloryGraham Greene, p. 36​

Plus, if you truly love someone, why would you want to control them?  To control someone necessarily means that you're exerting your wishes or demands upon them; if they were w...

September 4, 2015

"If you break little promises you'll break big ones." -- The RoadCormac McCarthy​, p. 34


​There may be perhaps no bigger promise in civil society than the vows of marriage.  Yet people break that big promise all the time.  If that wasn't true, I'd have a lot less wo...

September 2, 2015

​​​​"Thank you!   Yes, you!!!" -- F. Tighe Burns, Esquire


This is a special mid-week edition to mark a very special occasion: the 1-year anniversary of the Law Office of F. Tighe Burns, Esquire!

On this date last year began the fulfillment (or better...

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