Have you ever heard of a “Cafeteria Catholic”? The term was popularized a few years ago when Maria Shriver declared that she is a “Cafeteria Catholic.” Shriver is the wife of former bodybuilder, actor, and governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Last week she was publicly humiliated when her husband admitted that he fathered an illegitimate child over 13 years ago. The mother of the child is their former housekeeper. The housekeeper only recently gave up her job of cleaning the Schwarzenegger home, after carrying on her illicit relationship with Schwarzenegger over a period of several years.
My son Harry recently turned 30 years old. He’s the oldest of my seven children. When Harry was a young boy, one of his favorite shows was Sesame Street. You remember Sesame Street don’t you? It was a children’s show that had a cast of characters with names like Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie.
You may have heard of Louis L’Amour, one of the most successful fiction writers of all time. During his lifetime, he wrote 89 novels, 2 non-fiction books, and 14 collections of short stories. In all, over 320 million copies of his books have been sold worldwide. L’Amour died on June 10, 1988, at the age of 80. During his lifetime, he was widely known as “America’s Favorite Storyteller.”