How not to see? The quick answer is to find a pair of rose-colored glasses. … I thought about rose-colored glasses as I read a satire about a tech company that developed digital glasses for rich people to edit out the poor.
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Renewal of Vincentian spirituality requires movement, changing ideas and new perspectives. Let me point out a few possible movements that might lead us to revitalization of our spiritual tradition:
God leads us into the midst of the world. God waits for us among the poor. Christ invites us to participate in his mission,
What might be the vocation of a Vincentian lawyer? I think the American Bar Association gives us an appreciation of why it might not be strange.
The next time you watch a flock of geese, pause for a moment — think about what they can teach us about ministry in general and, especially, “long-haul” ministries of systemic change.
Experiencing the wounds of Christ was the key to belief and transforming St. Thomas! We are challenge to get our hands dirty and touch Christ’s wounds today.
“Dangerous memories are not nostalgia or visions of the past, but “memories which make demands on us” in the present. Such memories are ones “that we have to take into account, memories, as it were, with a future content.
What Is Pope Francis Asking His Prayer Group? To pray for an end to polarization!
“When you first capture the grasshopper, it jumps and jumps and jumps, trying to get out, banging its head against the lid.”“But the longer the grasshopper’s in there, the less high it jumps, the less it tries, until finally it just sits on the bottom.
I am convinced we will never experience God until we pick up and name our own experiences. God is there in the midst of our experiences.
Binge-watching viewers report a greater understanding and knowledge of the show and character development, versus viewers who don’t binge-watch. Might that be true if we “binge-read” the Gospel of Mark?
Whose story are you most aware of? Can you recognize the interconnection of a stories? Do Vincentians have a special Vocation as storytellers?
As St. Vincent was becoming aware of the depth of many forms of poverty that he had not appreciated while growing up, Madame de Gondi asked Vincent. “What must be done?”