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The "c" word

This idea of “calling” and I have an interesting relationship.  I can’t pinpoint very many instances in my life where I’ve felt truly called to something, and being the cynic that I am, I find myself instantly irritated whenever I hear someone casually drop the “c” word in my presence like it ain’t no thang. 424 more words

Job satisfaction

The number of reports from around the world on people’s working hours in big metropolitan cities simultaneously confirm the pattern of over worked, and under paid. 369 more words


To my students, upon their graduation from high school, May 2015

Script for the commencement address at New Covenant School,
May 22, 2015

Friends, parents, students, and—most importantly—NCS Class of 2015:

It is with deep gratitude that I take the podium tonight to celebrate your completion of a very long race. 1,456 more words


Saturday 23rd May

We have prayed for the elderly (any one more than 10 years older than us) and today’s subject is “children”. I take that to mean “young children” because every single human, is someone’s child. 284 more words



After writing about self-improvement for several years, I’m bound to repeat myself (and I do), but there’s a distinction between knowing about something versus knowing… 174 more words


Leaving the success of an enterprise to God

“Pray as if everything depended on you; work as if everything depended on God.” According to William A. Barry, S.J. and Robert O. Doherty, S.J., “this translation fits the dynamic spirituality of Ignatius much better than the more popular one.” The aphorism often cited as typically Ignatian states the reverse.   526 more words

Morning Prayer 22.5.15, Friday in the 7th Week of Easter

I will put my laws in their minds,
and write them on their hearts,
and I will be their God,
and they shall be my people. 2,868 more words

Jesus Christ