Monthly Archives: August 2013

Listen! Do you hear?

So much in the wisdom of the ages is wrapped up in the basic task of listening. Whether stemming from the prologue to his famous Rule in which Saint Benedict writes to listen and attend with the ear of your … Continue reading

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Mission Audit: A CornerStore Church?

We are familiar with financial audits – a somewhat detached assessment of ‘what is’ and ‘what has been’ regarding the use of an institution’s money over a period of time. Large urban centers conduct periodic transportation audits to examine how … Continue reading

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Enneagram Soccer

The U12 boys soccer season came to an end yesterday. As a parent watching all four games of the concluding tournament, I couldn’t help but notice how varying personalities engaged one another on the pitch — consistently. It wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Doing God Thanks

The birds can teach us a thing or two about life. Especially those ground feeders. Have you noticed chickadees and sparrows feed? As soon as they peck downward to capture the seeds with their beaks, they immediately throw their necks … Continue reading

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