Monthly Archives: September 2011

You are fired!

      Donald Trump spoke those dreaded words — You are fired! — each week on his show, THE APPRENTICE.  Apprentice-hopefuls competed against each other to get the boss’s support and approval.  The “contestants” used their energy and talent hoping to … Continue reading

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On second thought, I have changed my mind.

     We have all lived in the shoes of the two sons in this weekend’s Gospel (Mt. 21:28-32).     As children, we protested that it “was not our turn” when a parent asked us to do a chore … and … Continue reading

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What was I thinking?!

QUESTIONS:  What thoughts occupied you this past week?  Who or what was most on your mind?  What thoughts kept popping into your head?          Were your thoughts self-centered, self-protecting, or self-absorbed?  Were you worried about yourself or someone else?  Were … Continue reading

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9-11 and Forgiveness

      This weekend all of us will recall where we were when we first heard that a plane had hit the World Trade Center in New York.  Then, there was a second.  A plane hit the Pentagon and one crashed … Continue reading

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The Labor of Love

      As we reflect on the dignity of work and how each of us contributes to the world around us, let us think of the “labor of love” and the work required to build good, loving relationships.      The call … Continue reading

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