Monthly Archives: April 2013

A bag of tools

We are each given a unique set of gifts and talents. What we do with them either becomes part of the problems of the world, or part of the solution, don’t they? I don’t really stop and think about the … Continue reading

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How did you pick your major or career path?

When did you know what you wanted to study or what you wanted to do? For most of us it has changed or evolved over the years. When I was in high school there were specific teachers I bonded with. … Continue reading

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In our hearts we all long

“In our hearts we all long for a more real, more vibrant and deeper faith–a real faith. we meet real faith in people who know the real god. real faith requires an attentive heart. ¬†We experience faith in action before … Continue reading

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My son, the writer

Ever since my son was little, he has been a writer. I remember when he was in first grade, he would grab every spare piece of cardboard or used shirt box that he could get his hands on. He would … Continue reading

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Big Chill/Love Story

There was a movie called The Big Chill. It was about the baby boomers as they have moved into middle age. There were parts I loved, and many parts that I did not. There was cynicism and compromised dreams. But … Continue reading

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What are you planting this spring?

“Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul”. ~ Thomas Merton. The significance of what Merton wrote is the word every. Every ¬†moment and event plants something. Nothing is inconsequential. It all … Continue reading

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