by John Freund, CM | Mar 8, 2023 | Mindwalk
I thought of history as the dull memorization of dates. Fr. “Bunk” Russell taught me that there was so much to learn from history. He taught us to “question” history. Not only what happened? Why did it happen? What can I learn about today and tomorrow?
by John Freund, CM | Mar 6, 2023 | Mindwalk
Contemplation is taking a long, loving look at the real.”
Isn’t that what lovers often do as they sit, perhaps even in silence, simply enjoying one another?
In this Vincentian Mindwalk let’s look at what we often don’t see.
by John Freund, CM | Mar 3, 2023 | Mindwalk
“When I first went to one of the most ravaged areas of Brooklyn, I thought I was bringing God to the poor. I quickly learned God was already there. I was on God’s turf!”
Is God getting tired of waiting for us?
by John Freund, CM | Mar 1, 2023 | Mindwalk
Over a lifetime, we each learn the stories of where we fit and don’t fit, and who are our good and bad guys. Sadly, at least in the eyes of God, for most of us, it is becoming increasingly difficult to avoid the trap of building walls instead of bridges.
by John Freund, CM | Feb 27, 2023 | Mindwalk
The tribal wisdom of the American Indian says that when you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount.
Organizations often seem to have trouble with this.