Monthly Archives: February 2014

Squeezing Through the Eye of the Needle

A few years ago I tweeted: “If attaining wealth and power is your life’s purpose, you will bankrupt your soul in their pursuit.” This was a thought I had from seeing some people I knew who were striving for status … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, to Me!

Today is my birthday. It’s not my actual birthday, but it is, what I consider my spiritual birthday. Here in the “buckle of the Bible-belt,” we hear a lot about born-again experiences. Well, on this date in 1996 I had … Continue reading

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Pizza Angelicus!

It’s Saturday night; end of the week. Work is done and it’s time to sit back and relax. Many folks head out for a night on the town, a dinner at their favorite restaurant; or maybe an order of take-out, … Continue reading

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Who’s Writing Your Masterpiece?

I love this thought from the Passionists. This sign reminds me of a couple things: first, I recall something a former pastor of mine, Father Bruce Cinquegrani spoke about at a day of reflection at our diocesan retreat house, Our … Continue reading

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How do You Keep a Hopeful Spirit?

I hope spring gets here soon.  I hope I don’t catch my grandson’s cold. I hope I get that new account. I hope the Cardinals win the World Series this year. I hope I have enough in my retirement account … Continue reading

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My Lenten Journey Continues

This new year of 2014 is marching along.  In the life of the church, Lent is fast approaching.  Inevitably, I’ll be hearing, “What are you giving up for Lent this year?”  It’s as automatic as, what are you doing for your … Continue reading

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