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St. Anthony of Padua

On Google you find a surprising range of pictures of St. Anthony. Some have him  blissfully holding the Christ Child in his arms, which is how someone saw him one day towards the end of his life– holding the Child Jesus. 809 more words


Saints in the Bay

Sometimes I feel lost in the Silicon Valley. I am one among millions in the busy, bustling Bay Area that I call home. People rush around from place to place in a hurry and the Internet boasts that my home is ‘the birthplace of Apple’. 1,013 more words


Congratulations to the graduates of 2017! #Celebrating50

School is out and summer has arrived! The Historical Society would like to congratulate all of our local students on finishing the school year and especially those who graduated! 37 more words


Graduation, Loneliness, and Thanksgiving

In one week, many of my friends from SPU will gathered at Key Arena celebrating their amazing accomplishment of finishing their college degrees. Some will be nurses, some teachers, others will be continuing to more education, like I will be in the fall. 1,100 more words

A Community of Brokenness

Leadership retreats are the worst.

Some people really get into “leadership culture.” They read all the latest books and blogs; they go to conferences and cast visions and such. 958 more words

My Story

May, March and April in Books #ReadUpstream

In keeping with the inauguration of the #ReadUpstream movement, I’m going to speak a little about what I’ve been reading and maybe entice you to do your own reading ‘upstream’; i.e. 1,010 more words


"You Only Know as Much as You Do" - St. Francis

“The early Franciscan friars and Poor Clares wanted to be Gospel practitioners instead of merely ‘word police, ‘inspectors,’ or ‘museum curators’ as Pope Francis calls some clergy. 86 more words