And So It Is

And So It Is

By Bob Mueller Years ago an older priest colleague, Father Roger had a favorite expression, “And so it is.”  Sometimes he would also say, “And so it goes.” Another younger priest colleague, Father Jeff always says, “It’s all good.” These simple expressions are ones...
My Drastic Diet Helped My Heart

My Drastic Diet Helped My Heart

My adult life so far has been filled with doctors telling me that I’m “too young to have that,” and that “that”  is probably nothing and will go away on its own. Those were the words I heard before I was diagnosed with cancer when I was 32 and heart disease at 42. I’m...
T is for Time

T is for Time

“You gotta have heart. All you really need is heart. When the odds are sayin’ you’ll never win, That’s when the grin should start. You’ve gotta have hope. Mustn’t sit around and mope.” When Richard Adler wrote these lyrics for the 1950s Broadway musical Damn Yankees,...
R is for Renew

R is for Renew

“You gotta have heart. All you really need is heart. When the odds are sayin’ you’ll never win, That’s when the grin should start. You’ve gotta have hope. Mustn’t sit around and mope.” When Richard Adler wrote these lyrics for...
A is for Afraid

A is for Afraid

“You gotta have heart. All you really need is heart. When the odds are sayin’ you’ll never win, That’s when the grin should start. You’ve gotta have hope. Mustn’t sit around and mope.”   When Richard Adler wrote these...