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"If we have not achieved our early dreams, we must either find new ones or see what we can salvage from the old. If we have accomplished what we set out to do in our youth, then we need not weep like Alexander the Great…

Father George, We Hardly…

The guy was laugh-out-loud funny, and spot on in his preaching. Like any good priest, he didn't let his humor obscure his role as an alter Christus (another Christ). If anything, his humor illuminated that role.By the…

Go Ahead—Have a Good Cry

Without judgment, without guilt, without shame. Just let the tears pour—tears of deepest gratitude, tears of disbelief, tears that speak more eloquently than all the Jackson Browne songs put together. (Sorry. Couldn't…

Poverty, Abundance, and…

Have you ever attended a speech that stayed with you, long after the speech itself?Years ago, when I was about to graduate with my master's degree in counseling, I attended a farewell lunch where the dean gave a speech…

The Gesture That Sustains…

You don't have to be a Catholic, or even a practicing Catholic, to make the sign of the cross—or to know the comfort of making it a habit. Martin Luther is said to have started and ended his day with it. Me too; not…

3 Provocative Quotes on…

"True solitude is not the absence of people, but the presence of God."– Servant of God Madeleine Delbrel"For as I look back on what I have written, I can see that the very persons who have taken away my time and space…

'A Thousand…

"Contentment grows deep in the soil of a thousand micro-gratitudes."– Scott AndersonFor What Are You Most Thankful?Yes, I know it's only Wednesday, but isn't it surprising how quickly those blessings add up? A few items…

Quote for the Day: The…

"When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds…