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Tip: Stop responding like a Jack-in-the Box!

As human beings we must learn to respond differently to the people and situations in life that “turn our crank.”

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Why I didn't want to write..but needed to.

Today, the advice of a good friend of mine Sr. Marie Paul, a Pauline sister by vocation, echoed in my mind. “If you find yourself at a loss of what to write or how to write what you feel you need to, just write about why you cannot write.” Why? 484 more words

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Happy Hildegard von Bingen Day!

Happy Hildegard von Bingen Feast Day! Celebrate this amazing “polymath” saint of a pre-Renaissance renaissance woman by lifting a glass of German brew touted by her for producing “a rosy complexion” and preserving medieval nuns’ insides from unpotable drinking water. 48 more words

Family Meeting Resolves Son's Moral Dilemma

Reprinted from Vision – The professional publication of the National Association of Catholic Chaplains. The March / April edition is dedicated to “Moral Distress” in healthcare:  … 1,286 more words


What is spiritual direction?

There are about a hundred different answers to this question, even from me! I answer it a little differently every time it is asked. But here is my two minute short answer. 10 more words

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Inspired Change

Have you ever found yourself in a place where you know something has to change but you aren’t sure what next step to take? Have you stayed in a place out of a sense of obligation when you know something isn’t right? 674 more words


Doubt: a meaningful part of Saint Mother Teresa's story...

By Charles W. Sidoti, BCC

One of the most important revelations about Saint Mother Teresa (1910 – 1997) was made after her death.  It came in a collection of personal letters written to her spiritual advisers made public in a book published in 2007.   987 more words