Monthly Archives: September 2013

Going with God’s Flow

I grew up on Lake Winnebago and the Fox River in Wisconsin, and spent every spring, summer and fall in, on or near the water. At Oshkosh, the Fox empties into the lake with tremendous power and multiple and quickly … Continue reading

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Resisting Judgment

I don’t know about you, but I get weary of seeing the violence in Syria every night on the news, hearing the updates on North Korea, Afghanistan, Iraq and Egypt. I get tired learning more details about drones spying, people … Continue reading

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Who’s Looking for Whom??

It’s a weird thing, but I tend not to lose the extremely important things in my life: I know where my tax returns are, where my birth certificate and ordination certificates are, and where the dog and cat are.  What … Continue reading

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Your Own Spirituality

A student asked me recently if I was “religious” or “spiritual” and when I answered, “I think I am both” she was confused. I talked to her a bit about the innate spirituality in all people as evidenced by the … Continue reading

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Play with the Winning Team!

Football season reminds me that the reality of the communion of saints, whether we realize it or not, affects us in tangible ways every day. As Catholic Christians we believe that love and life are eternal, that the veil of … Continue reading

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Go Change Your Underwear!

Little Michael found it hard to be humble sometimes. He came running home, all excited, after the first day of school in second grade. “What are you so excited about, Michael? ” his Mother asked. “I’m excited because I’m the … Continue reading

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