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Thoughts for May 28 from Fr Willie Doyle

You seem to be a little upset at not being able to feel more that you really love our Lord. The mere longing desire to do so is a certain proof that love, and much of it, exists in your heart.

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How To Control Your Anger (Part One)

by Donald F. Miller, C.SS.R., 1950’s


Long before a child has gone to school and learned to read and write, he has learned much about anger. 901 more words


My best colleague

Today I spent my retrospective break thinking what I value from a colleague and why. The reasons were simple: identifying what is important to me, especially now that I’m reading… 333 more words

About Me

Thoughts for May 26 from Fr Willie Doyle

Dear Sir — One is often struck, on glancing over the papers, at the numerous appeals made to provide ‘comforts for our troops,’ but no one ever seems to think that the souls of those who have fallen in battle may possibly be in need of much greater comfort than the bodies of their comrades who survive.

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To Trump, or Not...

Do you recognize this man?  Yes?  No?  Give up?  For those of you who are stumped, that is Thurgood Marshall.  For those of you now asking, “Thur-what, who?” His Honor, Justice Marshall, was the 96th justice appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States.  1,310 more words

Burdens in Life

There is a Jewish proverb that says, I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.  This reminds me of a poster someone once gave me that read “do not pray for an easy life but the strength to endure a difficult one,” a quote attributed to Bruce Lee and a modified version of something John F. 382 more words

Personal Growth

Balancing confidence against inexperience

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my own (in)experience as a druid. That is, to use the language of educational research, I have a very unbalanced set of competencies. 828 more words