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Should You Rethink How You Think?

In our polarized world, everybody wants to change our way of thinking. Does God also want us to change? What change of thinking is God asking… and how would it change how we live?

Your Mission As God’s Storyteller

Pope Francis writes movingly that we are not only God’s story but that we must also be God’s storytellers… that story as lived in us and in our brothers and sisters. Vincentians accept the special vocation to tell God’s story.
It is the mission of Vincentians to focus on sharing stories of the forgotten and marginalized.

Mom, How Long Until Christmas?

As children, Christmas could not come soon enough. Now it comes and goes in a flash.
In this Vincentian Mindwalk I explore what it meant to wait for the Messiah coming then… and now recognizing Jesus who into our lives everyday.

Your Mission As God’s Storyteller

Your Mission As God’s Storyteller

Pope Francis writes movingly that we are not only God’s story but that we must also be God’s storytellers… that story as lived in us and in our brothers and sisters. Vincentians accept the special vocation to tell God’s story.
It is the mission of Vincentians to focus on sharing stories of the forgotten and marginalized.

Mom, How Long Until Christmas?

Mom, How Long Until Christmas?

As children, Christmas could not come soon enough. Now it comes and goes in a flash.
In this Vincentian Mindwalk I explore what it meant to wait for the Messiah coming then… and now recognizing Jesus who into our lives everyday.

Gratitude for Blessings in Disguise?

Gratitude for Blessings in Disguise?

It’s impossible on the basis of any given experience to accurately assess the true consequence to our lives.

Unless we appreciate the full context of any situation, we can’t know what the result will ultimately be.
Just think of “Good” Friday and Easter Sunday.

“Home for the Holidays”

“Home for the Holidays”

For many of my years, “Home for the Holidays” was in the back of most people’s minds come Thanksgiving and Christmas.
In this Vincentian Mindwalk I reflect on a practice that seems to be non-existent. Going to God’s House to give thanks on Thanksgiving.

RINOs,  DINOs and the Duck Test

RINOs, DINOs and the Duck Test

“If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.” Sometimes it is referred to as “the duck test”.Jesus had his own way of saying it. “By their fruits, you will know them”. As I was thinking about the feast of Christ the King, I wondered how the “duck test” might apply to followers of Christ the King.

How Does House-lessness Differ From Home-lessness?

How Does House-lessness Differ From Home-lessness?

Peter Day believes we tends to address “houselessness” (physical needs), rather than homelessness (relational/spiritual/emotional needs).” I knew I needed to explore the distinction between houselessness and homelessness. Here I present these excerpts to see if they resonate with you as well.