Be Disruptive

Posted by Lou Imbriano

Every day, people interact with pleasantries and untrue exchanges. Questions are asked and others nod their heads in agreement, not because they actually agree, but because they do not want to "get into it" or ruffle feathers or be rude. Just because you disagree with others doesn't mean you are rude. People often claim they are offended by a contrary response, but in reality, they are the ones being rude. When you ask a question, you should anticipate any answer, not just the one you are looking to receive. There's the primary root of the evil. People often ask questions not because they w

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Don’t Give Up, Go Do

Posted by Lou Imbriano

I was baptized in the Catholic Church, only went to Catholic schools for my education (grade school through college), have received all of the sacraments through marriage, was an alter boy for almost a decade, and have read the Bible several times. I am confident in saying that I have had more than my fair share of the Catholic religion in my life. The folks who assembled the Bible wanted people to follow rather than lead. The Old Testament begins with the banishment of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden due to disobeying the rules, however the actual reason was that they were seeking

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“The Form”

Posted by Lou Imbriano

If you're a parent of adolescents, you know that getting the whole story is not as easy as just asking for it. Because of this fact, we invented "The Form", a questionnaire the kids have to fill out if they are planning to attend any outside activities with their friends that are more detailed and intricate than just "shooting hoops with" or "studying with". The kids think it is ridiculous, of course, but all the parents we mention it to seem to like the idea. So I thought we would share it with everyone, in case they want to implement it in their household. We hope it helps sort through t

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