Monthly Archives: October 2013

Another Look at Saints

A person who is annoyed by other people’s sins can only perceive the failing because s/he recognizes those same faults within her/himself. For example, if I say I hate when people tell lies to me when I prefer hearing the … Continue reading

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Celebrate NOW!

When I was growing up, my high school girlfriend down the street lived in a house where all the furniture was covered with hard plastic covers, where all visitors were expected to remove their shoes upon entering the home, and … Continue reading

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A Reason to Pray in the Morning

When I was a boy, the medicine chest in the bathroom had a Catholic morning prayer taped to the mirrored door as a reminder to my parents (and presumably to us kids) to remember to make our morning offering.  Frankly, … Continue reading

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Retreat Time

Living our lives on fast forward is great for getting things done, for following through on projects that further our goals, for doing essential ministry. This is great, but ultimately exhausting. Sometimes we need to put our lives on “pause”, … Continue reading

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Focusing on the Best

It is said that men and women process things differently, that their energies are utilized in differentiated modalities, and that that is why the sexes don’t always understand each other. Conventional wisdom has it that women tend to see the … Continue reading

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