God has to wonder what the hell is going on down here
June 26, 2021
Let's start on the light side.
I was a student of Catholic schools for 12 years.
Grade school and high school.
It wasn't my choice.
By the time I was in the second grade, I was sleeping with a crucifix under my pillow.
For good luck.
I wasn't taking any chances.
The nuns seemed to be entirely focused on hell, and I was headed directly there.
It was the shock of my life in 1950 to learn in the first grade that I was going to burn like charcoal and glow in the dark for eternity.
What a bad deal.
Make a bad confession and you'd be lit up like a sparkler.
I made my First Communion at age 7 and...