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Thoughts for May 22 (St Rita) from Fr Willie Doyle

Are you not foolish in wishing to be free from these attacks of impatience, etc.? I know how violent they can be, since they sweep down on me at all hours without any provocation.

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Friendship With The World- Introduction (Part 1)

This series is written by my husband.  I’ll be posting the series every Thursday, so if you like it follow us online to get the latest posts. 751 more words


Thoughts for May 21 from Fr Willie Doyle

A sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows sharper with use.

COMMENT: How correct Fr Doyle’s assessment is! The more we criticise others, the more critical we can become ourselves.

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Join Me for a Week of Prayer

Join me next week on the Obedient Beauty Facebook Page for a week of Prayer.

I want dedicate next week to prayer. Prayer for us. Our character. 51 more words


Value of Virtue and Character for Leaders

Philippians 4:8 instructs “whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” In other words, Paul the Apostle is encouraging the followers of Jesus to think on the virtues that are close to the heart of God. 324 more words

Doctoral Projects

Simplicity and patience.

Of all the things I wish I could be, the ones that would probably make the most difference are simplicity and patience.

I wish I were simple in mind and habit. 170 more words


WILLIAM GALSTON: The Anti-Bill de Blasio’s Chicago Challenge

Wall Street Journal — Rahm Emanuel’s policies are paying off—but big pension problems loom.

In 2015 no mayor of a large, diverse city can believe that a rising tide lifts all boats. 86 more words