Shifting the Focus: Blogging from a Catholic Perspective

Paula's Pentecost Dessert

My wonderful wife specializes in desserts to celebrate Catholic feasts. Here – a birthday cake with fruit rollup flames to celebrate Pentecost.

Admittedly, it has been a while since I last contributed to this blog.  I could use the convenient excuse that I’ve struggled to find the time. After all, that’s true, but it is more than that. The bigger struggle has been rediscovering the purpose of this blog – a purpose that fuels, motivates, and inspires the writing. Perhaps some explanation is needed. 

When I began this blog about 6 years ago, I had a variety of motivations. First, I wanted to explore topics related to local economics and urban planning that often swirled in my head but did not have a platform through which to be communicated. Continue reading