Author Archives: jandrewblake

God can heal the pain, but only righteous action can rebuild trust

The past month of news reports and new revelations have been filled with much frustration, pain, and prayer for me. After much reflection and prayer, I felt compelled to write a response to the lastest column from Archbishop John C. Nienstedt, Archbishop of … Continue reading

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Battling the horror of pancreatic cancer with my feet…

Fighting the horrors of pancreatic cancer with my legs…

I just surpassed the halfway mark toward my goal with a little over one week left. Thanks to all who have pledged their support for my scenic loop challenge bike ride! Please join these wonderful people with your support in the battle against a terrible disease and support for those who suffer from the horrors of pancreatic cancer. Thank you!

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Knights of Columbus Promotes Campaign for “Civility in America” on Facebook

Knights of Columbus Promotes Campaign for “Civility in America” on Facebook.

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83 and sunny in October…in Minnesota!

Much like the weather today, so many things have been unexpected and little has gone according to “plan” in 2011. Thoughts of having more time for writing and musing certainly fell by the wayside early as troubles with our house … Continue reading

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I was in my senior year in high school…

And I still remember parts of that day in vivid detail. We had a social justice project with members from our sister school, though I can’t recall the project…I was looking forward to that meeting with anxiety and excitement as I … Continue reading

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And so it begins…again…

It’s hard to believe that over 17 years have come and gone. Yet I’m going to try my hand once more at some formalized writing for public consumption…   Last time it was at an old word processor and involved a lot of printing, cutting and pasting … Continue reading

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