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    Resolutions?

    I'm not one to make new year's resolutions, but because my calendar now says 2010 I can't help but think a little about them. I...

    The Grace of a Cheerful Heart

    Let us seek the grace of a cheerful heart, an even temper, sweetness, gentleness, and brightness of mind, as walking in His light, and...

    Christmas Pageant

    Two nights ago I witnessed an annual event which has become one of my favorite events of the entire year: the Christmas pageant at...

    Happy Holidays?

    I often flinch inside when someone wishes me “happy holidays.”   “What’s wrong with saying ‘Merry Christmas?’” says the annoyed inner voice. Nothing, of course,...

    See Who Has Created These Things

    Last Wednesday, we had a blizzard in Omaha and Creighton University was closed.  Nine inches of snow was whipped by a ferocious...

    Christmas Carols and Unexpected Grace

    The other morning while running on a treadmill at the local gym, I was jarred out of my early morning daze by a line...
    St. Ignatius on left and Aristotle on right

    Faith and Action

    Ignatian spirituality owes a great debt to Aristotle. Not a surprise, really--Ignatius absorbed the theology of Thomas Aquinas, who imbibed the philosophy of Aristotle...

    Married Every Day

    I went to a funeral Monday morning;  the mother of a friend.  She was about 95 and left behind a grieving husband...

    Ignatian Parenting

    It is possible to bring an Ignatian perspective to parenting. My wife Sue and I don’t claim to be the best at this...

    Living with Purpose

    In my freshman seminar yesterday, my class and I were discussing Plato’s Republic, and specifically his strong focus on thinking about the good of...

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