Tag: Jesus

  • #48  The Field, the Weeds and America’s Enduring Wheat

    #48 The Field, the Weeds and America’s Enduring Wheat

    The Pledge of Allegiance phrase, “and justice for all”, is not just a pleasant sounding platitude. It is an American battle cry, a divine commission that has been equally shouldered by many of each generation since the ink dried on our Declaration of Independence.

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  • #42 How A Relationship with Mary Can Impact Your Professional Life

    #42 How A Relationship with Mary Can Impact Your Professional Life

    “His mother said to the servers, ‘Do whatever he tells you’.”   – John 2:5 There are many reasons to love Mary. As followers of Christ, we hold her up as the symbol of humility and service. She is the perfect role model for devoutness, quiet strength and steadfastness. Her story is of a woman […]

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  • #40  How Do You Handle NO (at Work)?

    #40 How Do You Handle NO (at Work)?

    We all think everyone should see things the way we see them, don’t we? Think of your important “career causes” like the apostles approached their mission. Expect the uphill climb.  Plan for it, and do not take offense when you experience it.

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  • #38  Who’s Watching You? (at work)

    #38 Who’s Watching You? (at work)

    The Sea of Galilea is actually a rather large, fresh water lake.  Many fishing villages and harbors could be found along its banks at the time of Christ. One of the north shore villages was Capernaum.  There Jesus went to James and John’s place of business, their dock, and called them both to something more. […]

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  • #32 What Value Do You Place on Truth?

    #32 What Value Do You Place on Truth?

    Jesus was talking to those who chose to follow him, and he laid out what is known as the conditions of discipleship. In doing so, he asked a really powerful question: “What profit is there for one to gain the whole world yet lose or forfeit himself?” Luke 9:25 We do not live on this […]

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  • #28 Catholic Survival Guide to Election 2016

    #28 Catholic Survival Guide to Election 2016

    My wife told me last night that she is considering deleting Facebook until after the election.  I think that’s probably a common thought.  The nomination circus has ended. The official presidential campaigns have just begun, with the major party conventions in the books.  November is still a long way off and I am already fatigued […]

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  • #27 About That F Word…(forgiveness)

    #27 About That F Word…(forgiveness)

    I am very grateful for Bishop Robert Barron. In one of his YouTube videos, he gave the best definition of love I have ever heard. I have found this very useful, especially when working with difficult people. He says Love is “willing the good of the other. It’s an act of the will, not an […]

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  • #25 How to Reinvent Yourself in 2016

    #25 How to Reinvent Yourself in 2016

    If you’re like me, you’re serious about life. I’m a planner.  My wife calls me Mr. List (among other things). So it’s a New Year – time again for all of us to envision how we can improve ourselves. What’s the next step for you in becoming the person you-were-intended-to-be? Bestselling author Matthew Kelly has […]

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  • #25 How to Reinvent Yourself in the New Year

    #25 How to Reinvent Yourself in the New Year

    If you’re like me, you’re serious about life. I’m a planner.  My wife calls me Mr. List (among other things). So it’s a New Year – time again for all of us to envision how we can improve ourselves. What’s the next step for you in becoming the person you-were-intended-to-be? Bestselling author Matthew Kelly has […]

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  • #23 Look For The Writing On The Wall

    #23 Look For The Writing On The Wall

      “For I know well the plans I have in mind for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare, not your woe! Plans to give you a future full of hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 The first time I read this verse I was several hours into a job interview that would change my life. I […]

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