Say “Gracias!!”

The late Roman Catholic priest and prolific writer on the spiritual life, Henri Nouwen (1932-1996), felt God call him from his faculty position at Yale University to live with the poor…

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What Do You Seek?

Both the hummingbird and the vulture fly over our nation's deserts.  All vultures see is rotting meat, because that is what they look for. They thrive on that diet. But…

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No Greater Love!

There was once an extraordinary woman whose husband was injured in a fire while he was trying to save his parents. Unfortunately his parents died, but her husband’s face was…

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Up, Up and Away!

Two men went up in a hot-air balloon one April morning. Suddenly they were enveloped by clouds and lost track of where they were. They drifted for what seemed like…

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Will the Booing Ever Stop?

Babe Ruth and baseball go together like bacon and eggs. For over 22 seasons “The Bambino” achieved many Major League Baseball hitting and pitching records. He hit 714 home runs, batted…

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Wednesday Worry Box!

The recent death of Prince Philip brought to my mind the Coronation in 1953 of his wife of six years, Queen Elizabeth. The filming of the Coronation back then was…

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God Only Knows!

Before Reggie Jackson played for the New York Yankees, he played a season for the Baltimore Orioles. Earl Weaver was the manager of the Orioles and at times he had…

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Another Move to Victory!

On display in the magnificent Louvre Museum in Paris, France, is the dramatic painting of Goethe's Faust. Faust is seated at a table engaged in a competitive game of chess. And…

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A Painful Pilgrim!

On November 29, 2002 the world was very surprised when the diary of Mother Teresa was made public. We learned that Mother Teresa had painful doubts about God, wondering if…

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