“The more things change, the more they stay the same.”
I once again came across of document from the US Bishops almost exactly 30 years ago.
In this Vincentian Mindwalk, I invite you to make your own judgment about how much has changed and not changed since then.
It is written that God took 7 days to create the world … at least as we think we know it.
We are just realizing anew that this world is not even a speck of all that God created.
I can remember two talks that stopped me in my tracks … and still nourish me today. Each, in its own way, broadened my vision of what it means to be a follower of Christ, the Evangelizer of the Poor.
Most associate NATO with an organization committed to mutual defense of its members.
In this Vincentian Mindwalk I would like to explore an alternate meaning… No Action, Talk Only.
Imagine that! Many have done just that… and changed their world.
Let’s look at God’s imagination and the imagination of St. Vincent de Paul.
Mary “kept all these things, pondering them in her heart” (Lk 2:19; cf. 2:51). We can remember with Mary some of the memories she kept in her heart. The rosary is an invitation to look through her mother’s eyes at Jesus, the center of her life!