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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Serpents wearing vestments

I have started this blog article several times- my first attempts were surely sinful and would have landed me right back in the Confessional that I just left, so I am trying again.  

This weeks episode of EWTN's The World Over with Raymond Arroyo featured Cardinal Wuerl speaking of the Synod.  This was truly VERY difficult for me to watch.  I am not kidding when I say listening to this (in my opinion) deceitful evil man (yeah, I'm gonna call him that) conjured images of a forked tongue flicking out of his mouth as he spoke.  I was furious listening to him spread confusion and deceit and his outrageous refusal to give an answer to anything Raymond asked. *more on that later

Wuerl played word games and took Arroyo for a whirl around the dance floor several times.  Raymond gave a few feeble attempts to get a straight clear answer out of this serpent, but all he got was Wuerl using words like "crystal clear" when in fact all he said was clear as mud. Then Wuerl tap danced some more in an attempt to distract Arroyo from his questions. I don't know if it worked, or Raymond got tired of dancing.  I am guessing Arroyo knew this Cardinal had no intention of speaking the truth or answering anything honestly so he [Arroyo] gave up.

If you can stomach it, give it a watch: 



I am speaking here as a convert to the Catholic Faith.  I was a protestant for most of my life, living in all sorts of sin because people with the Truth didn't bother to tell me the Truth.  They kept it to themselves.  

Most of them would have happily or ignorantly allowed me to die in my sins while they enjoyed the Sacraments Christ gave to them through His Holy Catholic Church.  

They went to Confession and heard the words of absolution from their priests.  I was told by my Baptist preacher that I didn't have to confess my sins because Jesus already died for all sin and I had "accepted Jesus into my heart" so I was on my way to Heaven!  Praise the Lord!  

Had I died I would not have been on my way to Heaven.  I would have gone the other direction. 

To hear Cardinal Wuerl speak about walking with people IN THEIR SIN, and not telling them what sin is because it's not the "message" of Christ made me furious.  

Of course it's the message of Christ to REPENT and sin no more!  How can anyone repent if the Church refuses to tell people what sin is or that if they die in that sin they are going to Hell?  

He speaks of the persons "own conscience" leading them.  Well I can tell you my conscience was NOT well formed because I was not well informed on the Truth.  I couldn't make a well informed decision on Faith because I was ignorant of it!

Wuerl goes on and on (like Francis) about "mercy".  Well, I can tell you that I wasn't shown mercy by any Catholic who refused to share their Faith with me. To the Catholics out there (and you know who you are) who took the time to tell me I was wrong and my denomination was man-made and full of errors THOSE Catholics were loving and merciful.  They didn't want me to live my entire life in deception.  They wanted to share their Church with me.  They wanted me to have what they had. I will spend the rest of my life praying for those Catholics and thanking God for them because they didn't just lead me to the Truth, the Sacraments and the Holy Catholic Church, they brought my children too.  

If not for those Catholics, willing to fight with me, argue with me and not let me go on in error...my children may not have been baptized.  To Baptists, baptism is done to teens and adults as "an outward sign of an inner change".  They don't believe anything happens- you're just making a public show of your declaration that Jesus lives in your heart- you've said the sinner's prayer or answered an altar call (funny since Baptists don't have altars). 

I am writing this for all the Catholics out there to tell you PLEASE DON'T KEEP YOUR FAITH TO YOURSELF! There are too many people out there like I was, who thirsted for the Truth but couldn't find it on my own. You will never know how your speaking up can change a persons life- for eternity.  

Non-Catholics have no idea of the depth of the Truth found in the Catholic Church. They truly have a very small concept of sin because of the limitless errors inside Protestantism. These errors have leaked into the beliefs of many Catholics too- think of all the Catholics who believe birth control, abortion and gay marriage aren't sinful. People are ignorant of the Truth and they are living in sin because of it.

Please don't leave them there.  

Their eternity and the eternity of their children and grandchildren may depend on you speaking up. 

These hate-filled evil men in the Church who wish to walk with sinners in their sin rather than tell them 'repent and sin no more' as our Lord Jesus Christ did are leaving people IN their sin.  If these people die in their sins not only will they jeopardize their own salvation but also the salvation of their families. Having a priest "walk with them" or beside them in their sin won't change their damnation. They must be told to repent and sin no more.  That is loving them, that is true mercy.

And since so many clergy now will not tell people that, you must. Don't be silent.  If you don't know what to say to share your faith, LEARN IT and tell people where to find information on the Internet or if they like to read suggest a book.  Books were a HUGE part of my conversion and they were sent to me by the box loads by a Catholic who spent years arguing with me over the errors I had once clung to. She wouldn't give up on me no matter how much I fought back (and it was years).  She could have walked away and washed her hands of me, but she didn't.  She is now my very best friend in the world and I thank God for her everyday.  She helped change my life and the lives of my children.  

When I think of her and then listen to the Wuerls in our Church speak about love and mercy and meeting people where they are...she met me were I was, but she refused to leave me there or to accompany me in my sin.  

The Wuerls in the Church are leaving people in their sin, to die and risk damnation for all eternity and they call it "mercy" and the "message" of the Gospel. They are speaking with forked tongues. Don't be deceived by these serpents, they are doing their father's will, not the Divine Will of God. 

"Repent and sin no more" is the message Christ gave over and over in the Gospel.  Listen to Him, not the serpents wearing vestments.


In Christ,


Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 






Thursday, October 29, 2015

Slander and its damage

This speaks for its self: 




What a wonderful lesson on slander and penance. 



In Christ,

Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 



* A friend sent me this in email, I don't know where she originally came by it.



Monday, October 26, 2015

Michael Voris rants at Pope Benedict while ignoring Saint John Paul II

Interesting Vortex by Michael Voris over at Church Militant today.  



Mr. Voris is clearly not happy with all that has happened at this Synod (no smart Catholic would be)- and from the time Pope Benedict resigned.  In today's Vortex, Mr. Voris goes after Pope Benedict for the damage he caused by resigning...
Quote: "The whole reason we are here in October of 2015 is because of what Pope Benedict did in February of 2013: He resigned, abdicated, abandoned the office of Pope — a monumental action, not yet fully recognized for the enormous earthquake it caused in the Church.
Forget for a moment all the rumors that it was done for blackmail or financial threats or whatever; we may never know. What’s important is he did it. He surrendered to whatever forces he thought he could not resist. The Holy Father abandoned his flock, and it was that single action that has brought all this about. Francis may have lit a fuse here, but Pope Benedict laid the dynamite. He has now set in motion a series of events that the Church may take decades, or even perhaps, God forbid, centuries to recover from without the much-longed for and prayed for direct heavenly intervention."

Voris also goes on to list all the progressive men Benedict elevated to Cardinal...



...yet if you note, it was Saint Pope John Paul II who made ALL these men Bishops in the first place.  

And recall, it was Saint John Paul II who kissed the koran, 


...turned a blind eye to the sex abuse scandal when, then Cardinal Ratzinger, tried in the 1980's to get these corrupt abusive men out of the Church (as I wrote about HERE years ago)...



- it was Saint Paul John Paul who protected the pedophile priests for decades. 

It was JPII who started World Youth Days with incredible abuses- namely passing our Lord around in Dixie cups, paper bags and just one person to another like it was not the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of God they were so callously handling.  



What has World Youth Day taught Catholic youth except to abuse our Lord and treat Holy Communion as if it were a Protestant communion of mere bread in "remembrance" only of the Lord?

My point here, is that I think Mr. Voris's anger over the disaster of this current Synod and general pontificate is misplaced.  

If he wants to be angry about who did what in the history of our Church, I think Church Militant could make a much stronger case against Saint John Paul II than against Pope Benedict who did do much good for our Church in his own struggled attempts to turn back the evil tidal wave that was coming.  But prophecy doesn't say that the evil will be stopped by one pope alone...in fact prophecy has a lot to say about two popes living at the same time (read Bl. Anne Catherine Emmerich for more on this). Jesus hand picked Judas fully knowing that Judas would one day betray Him...prophecy was going to be fulfilled and Judas was the one to do it.

How do we know it wasn't God who told Benedict it was time to leave? To be clear I am not saying it was God, only making the case that we don't know that it wasn't God who told Benedict to step aside. Again, I say this in light of the dozens upon dozens of prophecies about "two popes" a "white pope and a black (probably Jesuit) pope" living at the same time. This prophecy (so far) seems to be true, and if it is, then a pope had to resign so that another could be named to fulfill prophecy- but did a pope decide on his own to step aside or is it God's will? That is what none of us knows.  Time will tell if the rest of it occurs.  

For myself, while I hate that Pope Benedict resigned (I was devastated by it and felt betrayed by him), I will (for now) give him the benefit of the doubt because of prophecy. 

And for now I place the most blame on Saint Pope John Paul II and our current Pope Francis.  Remember, JPII was adored by the world for kissing the koran and his "mercy" and "love" for all people just as Pope Francis is now adored by crowds of people who can't seem to contain themselves at the mere sight of Francis (JPII had the same effect on people- the "rock star" popes) - yet many of these same people swooning over the mere sight of the pope probably can't be bothered to attend Mass regularly or visit Christ in the Eucharist. 

Recall, it was Pope Benedict who was hated, mocked and attacked by most of the world, especially the media for being too orthodox...that should tell you something. 
Jesus: "If you had been of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you." John 15:19
Mr. Voris says Pope Benedict abandoned the flock...true only if it was Benedict's choice and not God's will for him to resign (and we may never know the answer to that). 

It's my personal opinion, that Saint Pope John Paul II abandoned the flock decades earlier with what I see as a mostly failed papacy in regards to building up a faithful or faithless Catholic clergy and laity (does anyone believe Catholics were well taught the Faith during JPII's papacy?). Pope John Paul II retained the adoration of the clueless masses until his final breath. God rest his soul. 

So who did more damage to the Church and the laity?  JPII for making all those progressive liberal men Bishops in the first place or Benedict for resigning? Time will tell, but at this point, I am leaning more towards JPII doing more damage than Benedict.  



In Christ, 

Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 



Vortex: http://www.churchmilitant.com/video/episode/the-vortexbenedicts-fingerprints


Saturday, October 17, 2015

Society is repulsed by wholesome families

Apparently, people in today's society are "put off" by the word "family".  

They are so put off by the word family, that Disney's ABC Family Channel is ditching the word and relabeling their channel the "Freeform Channel".  

Now don't get me wrong, I am happy Disney's ABC Family Channel is dropping the word "family" because they haven't been a "family" oriented channel in over a decade.  

But what is wrong with the word family?  It conjures up images of wholesomeness and traditional  family friendly programs that of course are repulsive to today's viewers.  

The network didn't listen to its base...no, when they polled people who don't watch the network and got the following response (below) they decided to ditch their faithful viewers who were still hanging on and hoping for the good ol' days to return and instead listen to non-viewers who dislike the channel: 

The team polled cable viewers and found ABC Family fans had several positive associations with the channel, but target-demo viewers who did not watch the network were put off by the name. In particular, the word “Family,” which they associated with “family friendly” and “wholesome,” Ascheim said.

So people didn't turn to ABC Family because the word "family" was too 'off putting' for them to handle.  If the channel was called "ABC Fornicators" they'd probably tune in...but "family" was too off putting for them.  

That’s the nub of why we’re changing our name,” Ascheim said. “Like any growing business, we want to keep our core customers satisfied, but also add new ones – and they had a cliched sense of who we are. The word ‘Family’ sounds overly loud to their ears and that makes it a barrier to them coming into our ecosystem.” 
Huh?  What does "coming into our ecosystem" mean?  That expression conjures up a spider and its web to me. 

In researching a new name, Freeform accomplishes a few different goals the network was striving to hit. The name suggested content that could be viewed on different screens and shared and discussed in multiple ways (ABC Family viewers are big on social media). That viewers no longer just consume content but create it as well was a consideration too. And Freeform, ultimately, was a name that simply generated a positve emotion. “We wanted an emotional response to a name that made people happy,” Ascheim said. “We got an overwhelmingly positive response. Freeform sounds like fun.”

According to Disney's ABC Family Channel brainaics the new brand "Freeform" conjures up images of "fun" - not to me or many others it doesn't.  

As one person commented, "Freeform sounds like a feminine hygiene product", I completely agree.

Visions of "fun" don't pop into my mind when I see or hear the bizarre word "freeform", but am not their target audience.  

“For us, this doesn’t feel like a radical depature, this is an evolution,” ABC Family president Tom Ascheim explained to EW. “For the last 10-to-12 years, we’ve been targeting young people, Millennnials, and then something happened. Millennials started getting older. The oldest ones are nearly 40. So do we follow Millennials or stay with the ‘life stage’ that got us here?”

Being a Generation X'er I am too old for Disney's "Family Channel", but that's OK with me, because when Disney bought The Family Channel they got too raunchy and offensive for me to bother tuning in any more and I certainly wasn't going to allow my children to see the filth they were promoting as a "family" television channel.  

Check out their new promotional ad:



Did you notice the words they used? ABC Family declares they are "breaking free" and will no longer have "straight lines". They are now "free to take whatever shape feels right"- only that is what they have been doing since they bought The Family Channel from Fox.

Years ago, before Disney bought the channel and destroyed it with shows like "Becoming Us" (transgender show), "The Fosters" (lesbian family show), "Baby Daddy" (one night stand fatherhood), "Young & Hungry" (one night stand turns complicated 'love' story), "Greek" (nominated by GLAAD & the LBGT community as an "Outstanding Drama Show" because its so 'gay friendly'), "Pretty Little Liars" (lesbians) and "Monica the Medium" (occult), they used to have shows that actually appealed to families!

Shows like"Christy", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman", "Madeline", "Snowy River: The McGregor Saga" and "Higher Ground", reruns of "Bonanza", "The Rifleman" and "Carol Burnett". Those shows are too wholesome for a channel that targets warped dysfunctional 'families'. This target group probably breaks out in hives when reruns of "The Waltons" or "Little House on the Prairie" show up on their television screens!

Once Disney bought "The Family Channel" from Fox, the "family" turned from traditional family (1 man + 1 woman= marriage and children), to the word "family" taking on a whole new meaning...lesbians, transgenders, gays, one night stand parenthood and lots of fornication and adultery.

Reminds me of what is happening at the Synod on the Family right now.

Just what is a family?

According to the Catholic Church and tradition it is as it always was 1 man + 1 woman= marriage and children= a family.

Catechism: #2202 A man and a woman united in marriage, together with their children, form a family. This institution is prior to any recognition by public authority, which has an obligation to recognize it. It should be considered the normal reference point by which the different forms of family relationship are to be evaluated.

Today society has not only redefined what 'marriage' is they have also redefined what a family is.

Scary part is...now our Catholic Church seems to be (if the reports coming out of the Synod are correct) following secular society's opinions just like Disney's "family" Freeform Channel.





In Christ,

Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner



Source: http://www.ew.com/article/2015/10/06/abc-family-changing-name-freeform

Disturbing Synod news:
Source: https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/archbishop-cupich-lays-out-pathway-for-gay-couples-to-receive-communion
Source: http://vaticaninsider.lastampa.it/en/the-vatican/detail/articolo/sinodo-famiglia-43979/
Synod: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bishops-at-vatican-synod-raise-the-need-for-more-inclusionary-language-on-gay-people_561531a0e4b0cf9984d7c752


Thursday, October 15, 2015

Assorted Catholic Events



If you are searching for something to help fill that “God size” hole in your heart, please consider joining us on the St. Augustine/St. Monica Women’s ACTS Retreat.  
The retreat leaves St. Augustine in North Branford, CT in the evening of Thursday, October 29th and returns to a Homecoming Mass on Sunday, November 1st.  
A clean, private room and private bathroom, all meals, and transportation is all included in the fee.  This is a beautiful opportunity to spend time with our Lord and grow stronger in your faith.  Call for information:  Carlene Granata 203-376-1463; Maria Minkos 860-422-0189; Jennifer Tiani 203-858-8145.
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“Know the Ten Signs”

Clelian Adult Day Center along with the Alzheimer’s Association will be hosting “Know the Ten Signs”
Please just us for this program to learn more about
  • Typical age-related forgetting vs the 10 warning signs
  • Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease
  • The diagnosis process
  • The value of early detection
  • Resources that can help

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Clelian Adult Day Center
261 Benham Street, Hamden, CT 06514
Please RSVP to Mia, 203-288-4151

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J.S. Bach: Lutheran Masses
Yale Schola Cantorum
Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

Saturday, October 17, 7:30pm
St. Mary's Church, 5 Hillhouse Ave., New Haven

Free; no tickets required.

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Great Organ Music at Yale
Thomas Murray, organ
Music of Duruflé, Grieg, Theofanidis, Parker, and more

Sunday, October 18, 7:30pm
Woolsey Hall, 500 College St., New Haven

Free; no tickets required.

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Our Lady of Pompeii Church (355 Foxon Rd, East Haven) is sponsoring an Octoberfest on October 17th
Tickets are on sale: $15 per adult and $7 for children 12 and under. The party will take place following the 4:00 p.m. Vigil Mass on Saturday, October 17th. 
Bring a dessert to share and BYOB.
Joey Cals Deli (North Branford) is catering the event.
Tickets are available until October 13th. Call the rectory for information: 203-469-0764 

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On Saturday, Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m., the Shrine of Ste. Anne in Waterbury, is offering a Mass of healing and hope as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month events. All those who have been affected by breast cancer, their loved ones and others are invited. A reception will follow in the church hall. 
The Shrine of Ste. Anne is located at 515 South Main Street. Relics of Ste. Anne and the True Cross are on display there.

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Mark your calendar on October 26, 27, 28, at 7PM there will be three days of prayer to St Jude
These days Fr Jordan Kelly, O.P., will be preaching at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 355 Foxon Road, East Haven.
Fr Jordan is a Dominican friar of the Province of St Joseph and is currently at Providence College.

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Legion of Mary typically meets every Monday at 7-8 pm at the rectory at St Therese Church at 555 Middletown Avenue, North Haven, CT. 

Anyone is welcome to come and pray the rosary with us. For more information about the Legion of Mary call Carol Liquori, 203 239-1424.


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Catholic Connecticut
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Monday, October 12, 2015

Catholic theme in The Monuments Men movie

Watched the (based on the true storymovie "The Monuments Men" today and really enjoyed it. Didn't know it had a bit of a Catholic theme to it before I sat down to watch it.  



One of my favorite parts...one of the Monuments Men walks into a Catholic Church and stares at a beautiful statue of Mary and the Holy Infant... (one of the items the men are willing to die for in order to save from Hitler


...and a priest says to him "Are you Catholic?" and he answers while staring at the Madonna and infant..."I am today."  :) 

Really enjoyed this movie and I recommend it - even if you don't like George Clooney or Matt Damon, they are good in this film. 


For more on the true story of the Monuments Men: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/true-story-monuments-men-180949569/?no-ist


In Christ,


Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 





What's going on at EWTN?

Either EWTN is having a major glitch with their Twitter and Youtube accounts or they've been hacked.

While on Twitter I noticed numerous tweets from EWTN with videos that didn't show up.  That in its self isn't unusual, but to see them repeated over and over again saying the same things...



...seems weird to me.

So I tried accessing some more of these videos -nothing worked...


...and then going to their Youtube channel to find the videos in question and find this...



...well somethings going on with EWTN. 

Hope they sort it out soon. 


In Christ,

Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 





Saturday, October 3, 2015

Do you know who this woman is?

Sometimes I find the most interesting things on Craigslist, today is one of those times.  

A Vietnam Vet who was moments away from taking his life ran into a stranger who changed everything for him.  

As quickly as this woman entered his life, she disappeared and now, decades later, he's still wondering about her and looking to find her to tell her how she saved his life. 


Maybe one of my readers can help...


 I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972 - m4w

I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972, the same day I resolved to kill myself.
One week prior, at the behest of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger, I'd flown four B-52 sorties over Hanoi. I dropped forty-eight bombs. How many homes I destroyed, how many lives I ended, I'll never know. But in the eyes of my superiors, I had served my country honorably, and I was thusly discharged with such distinction.
 And so on the morning of that New Year's Eve, I found myself in a barren studio apartment on Beacon and Hereford with a fifth of Tennessee rye and the pang of shame permeating the recesses of my soul. When the bottle was empty, I made for the door and vowed, upon returning, that I would retrieve the Smith & Wesson Model 15 from the closet and give myself the discharge I deserved.  
I walked for hours. I looped around the Fenway before snaking back past Symphony Hall and up to Trinity Church. Then I roamed through the Common, scaled the hill with its golden dome, and meandered into that charming labyrinth divided by Hanover Street. By the time I reached the waterfront, a charcoal sky had opened and a drizzle became a shower. That shower soon gave way to a deluge. While the other pedestrians darted for awnings and lobbies, I trudged into the rain. I suppose I thought, or rather hoped, that it might wash away the patina of guilt that had coagulated around my heart. It didn't, of course, so I started back to the apartment.  
 And then I saw you.
You'd taken shelter under the balcony of the Old State House. You were wearing a teal ball gown, which appeared to me both regal and ridiculous. Your brown hair was matted to the right side of your face, and a galaxy of freckles dusted your shoulders. I'd never seen anything so beautiful.  
 When I joined you under the balcony, you looked at me with your big green eyes, and I could tell that you'd been crying. I asked if you were okay. You said you'd been better. I asked if you'd like to have a cup of coffee. You said only if I would join you. Before I could smile, you snatched my hand and led me on a dash through Downtown Crossing and into Neisner's.
We sat at the counter of that five and dime and talked like old friends. We laughed as easily as we lamented, and you confessed over pecan pie that you were engaged to a man you didn't love, a banker from some line of Boston nobility. A Cabot, or maybe a Chaffee. Either way, his parents were hosting a soirée to ring in the New Year, hence the dress.  
 For my part, I shared more of myself than I could have imagined possible at that time. I didn't mention Vietnam, but I got the sense that you could see there was a war waging inside me. Still, your eyes offered no pity, and I loved you for it.
After an hour or so, I excused myself to use the restroom. I remember consulting my reflection in the mirror. Wondering if I should kiss you, if I should tell you what I'd done from the cockpit of that bomber a week before, if I should return to the Smith & Wesson that waited for me. I decided, ultimately, that I was unworthy of the resuscitation this stranger in the teal ball gown had given me, and to turn my back on such sweet serendipity would be the real disgrace.  
 On the way back to the counter, my heart thumped in my chest like an angry judge's gavel, and a future -- our future -- flickered in my mind. But when I reached the stools, you were gone. No phone number. No note. Nothing.
As strangely as our union had begun, so too had it ended. I was devastated. I went back to Neisner's every day for a year, but I never saw you again. Ironically, the torture of your abandonment seemed to swallow my self-loathing, and the prospect of suicide was suddenly less appealing than the prospect of discovering what had happened in that restaurant. The truth is I never really stopped wondering.  
I'm an old man now, and only recently did I recount this story to someone for the first time, a friend from the VFW. He suggested I look for you on Facebook. I told him I didn't know anything about Facebook, and all I knew about you was your first name and that you had lived in Boston once. And even if by some miracle I happened upon your profile, I'm not sure I would recognize you. Time is cruel that way.
This same friend has a particularly sentimental daughter. She's the one who led me here to Craigslist and these Missed Connections. But as I cast this virtual coin into the wishing well of the cosmos, it occurs to me, after a million what-ifs and a lifetime of lost sleep, that our connection wasn't missed at all.You see, in these intervening forty-two years I've lived a good life. I've loved a good woman. I've raised a good man. I've seen the world. And I've forgiven myself. And you were the source of all of it. You breathed your spirit into my lungs one rainy afternoon, and you can't possibly imagine my gratitude.  
 I have hard days, too. My wife passed four years ago. My son, the year after. I cry a lot. Sometimes from the loneliness, sometimes I don't know why. Sometimes I can still smell the smoke over Hanoi. And then, a few dozen times a year, I'll receive a gift. The sky will glower, and the clouds will hide the sun, and the rain will begin to fall. And I'll remember.
So wherever you've been, wherever you are, and wherever you're going, know this: you're with me still.


Source: http://www.craigslist.org/about/best/bos/5237173491.html



In Christ and hoping this Vet finds who he's looking for,


Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 



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