Paco Gonzales proudly shared his First Communion class photo with the Facebook community. The photo was taken in 1976 at St Joseph Church, Edinburg, Texas. The church is in the Brownsville Diocese, which was established nine years before this picture was taken. (In 1965, it was created after Cameron, Willacy, Hidalgo and Starr Counties were […]
Insight and inspiration on the Christian faith and from a Gen X blogger including the connection between God and religion and Generation X.
Today’s Daily Gen-X Photo is taken from a 35mm slide and features young teenage girls in a Sunday School class at a Baptist church in the South. It was taken in 1981, the same year Reagan was shot and Princess Diana got married. A reader sent it to me along with a few dozen other […]
If this world makes you crazy And you’ve taken all you can bear You call me up Because you know I’ll be there. True Colors, Cyndi Lauper, 1986 I heard they found Amy’s body in the bathroom. The early reports said she fell and hit her head. I never heard the cause of death and never […]
“We can close our eyes, pretend the cords don’t exist, but we can’t cut them. They span time and generations, bind us together through the angriest years, the deepest heartaches, through silence and distance, and eventually, they reel us in and carry us home.” –Patti Davis, The Long Goodbye I saw an interview with Patti […]
Therefore I will trust Him. Whatever, wherever I am, I can never be thrown away. If I am in sickness, my sickness may serve Him; in perplexity, my perplexity may serve Him; if I am in sorrow, my sorrow may serve Him. My sickness, or perplexity, or sorrow may be necessary causes of some great […]
I entered the season of Lent with great expectations and even greater plans. I printed out Lenten worksheets for the whole family and taped them up in the kitchen. As a family, we committed to giving up eating out for 40 days. We promised to pray for certain people every day and we promised to support […]