Monthly Archives: May 2007


For six years you shall sow your land and gather in its yield; but the seventh year you shall let it rest and lie fallow, so that the poor of your people may eat; and what they leave the wild … Continue reading

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Looking busy

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Words and worlds apart

Just last night I walked past the village library and I thought to myself what an anachronism a public library has really become. I actually remember using card catalogs and microfilm.

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Attitude of Gratitude

I’ve long heard it said that an attitude of gratitude is one of the secrets of a healthy, happy life. This post at really sums that up and I thought it was worth sharing. In today‚Äôs hectic and competitive … Continue reading

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Open or closed?

A friend of mine commented on a post I had about Ubuntu and Dell and in that he said that Linux is like the wiki concept. Maybe the wiki concept is more like Linux and open source. Regardless of how … Continue reading

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ShipwreckedinSouth Carolina has a great story this morning and I want to give it some more coverage. James is a regular reader of this blog and I read his posts as well. After reading this story I’m convinced more than … Continue reading

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Evenings of Re-creation

Summer is a special time at Mt. Irenaeus. This year the theme “live with gratitude” will be celebrated by each of the presenters. Each Wednesday evening beginning June 27, 2007 and continuing for six Wednesdays until August 1, 2007 those … Continue reading

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Living by the sword has its risks

George Bush’s favorite reason for the Iraq War is “fighting them there so we don’t have to fight them here.” I knew that was simplistic and misleading but had nothing to refute that until now. In today’s New York Times … Continue reading

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Compassion in your heart

As a soldier you can be compassionate. You can be loving and your gun can be helpful. There are times you may not have to use your gun. It is like that knife that is used to cut vegetables. You … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

The following came in an email from Jim Hein, SFO (Secular Franciscan Order) The son-in-law of Anne Kramar, SFO, St. Clare Fraternity in Omaha has recently returned home from Iraq. His name is Jim; he is married to Anne’s daughter, … Continue reading

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