That you be united in the same mind and same purpose. — 1 Corinthians 1:10c. If St. Paul were still around he might be writing the above to Congress. Can you imagine the progress we could make if Congress was of like mind and purpose on anything? In reality, if St. Paul were still around he…

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We all can remember where we were on September 11, 2001. We can all remember when we first heard about the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. I was at home, about to drive to work. I would have driven right by the Pentagon if my daughter hadn’t called and said, “Dad,…

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Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. — Philippians 2:4. Now the above is not so easy. All of our upbringing, all of our culture, suggests that we listen to our own self-interest first. Yet, once again our faith asks that we look to the interests of…

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Mindfulness meditation doesn’t change life. Life remains as fragile and unpredictable as ever. Meditation changes the heart’s capacity to accept life as it is. — Sylvia Boorstein. I’ve heard the term mindfulness many times. I had my own definition, but after reading the above I decided to do a little research. To be mindful is…

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As we get older some of us tend to slow down. Suzy tells me that it takes me, “longer to do just about everything.” While truth be told, Suzy remains the “Energizer Bunny.” The paradox is that as I slow down, my patience gets thinner. I have to constantly remind myself that patience is a…

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