Loopholes

Loopholes

The past few weeks I have been pondering the word “loophole.”  It’s an interesting word with an even more interesting usage. A loophole is a means of evasion or avoidance. It’s a workaround, a way to beat the system, or maneuver around a law to one’s favor...
The Feast of Pentecost

The Feast of Pentecost

A couple of years ago I was having coffee with a local Roman Catholic priest. There was no real agenda, just an opportunity to meet and get to know one another. One thing he said has stuck with me. We were discussing various developments and changes within the life of...