Category Archives: stewardship

A FATAL DISEASE 


“The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted, uncared for, and deserted by everybody. The greatest evil is the lack of love and charity, the terrible indifference towards one’s neighbor…”  ~~ St. … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON ACEDIA


   I’m in this mode or mood today. I have a form of malaise, the kind that comes after pouring out all you have until you are drained. Now my listless is my form of recovery. I have hit the … Continue reading

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Money Can’t Buy Art


“But where shall wisdom be found? …It cannot be bought for gold, and silver cannot be weighed out as its price.” ~~ Job 28:12, 15 The recent national elections for President, Senate and House seats cost around $6 billion dollars. … Continue reading

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Death by China: Wesley and Barnum Meet Dr. Who


Overheard: PT Barnum & the Rev. John Wesley on the Movie “Death by China” Citizens of 1880 and 1760 usually don’t have the opportunity to visit over coffee, unless Dr. Who activates his telephone booth or we use the research … Continue reading

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Generation to Generation: Handing Down Treasures


“Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.” ~~ Luke 12:15 I have way more things than I need! I   have the antique pink Fostoria china … Continue reading

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Mega Millions, Pie in the Sky and Perfection


“If you wish to be perfect, go sell your possessions, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.”~~ Matthew 19:21  I didn’t hit it big last Friday, but then I didn’t … Continue reading

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