These are the initials of a popular restaurant chain: Thank God It’s Friday. It is a clever, succinct way of capturing what Friday means in the American culture: rest, relaxation, Read More
Making Use of the Slingshot Effect
by James Paulin Interplanetary space travel is theoretically very possible due to a concept called “The Slingshot Effect”. The concept is to circle a planet or moon and use the Read More
Are You a Good Leader?
Simon Sinek in this TED Talk asks: “Would you be upset if we gave Mother Teresa a $250,000,000.00 Bonus?” He doesn’t think so and explains why. He also explains Read More
The Last Word
For those influenced by the Passion tradition, the reference to “the last word” likely rings a bell, because it is reminiscent of a tradition of piety centering around the Seven Read More
What is Truth?
by James Paulin Opinions are varied as snowflakes when it comes to certain topics and often lead to disputes that are still unsettled even after they are ancient history. Absolutes Read More
Success–What is it?
The May 12th issue of America has a great article by Brian B. Pinter, entitled “Redefining Success”. What struck me most (maybe because I am an educator) is the Read More
25-year old finds her community as a Providence Associate
(Father Sebastian is away. His column will return next week. He emailed me with this information and I apologize for not putting this notice up last week. All Father’s Read More
Love Gives Creation Meaning
by James Paulin We have, both collectively and individually, gone astray from the will of God. So many times we have inflicted pain and suffering upon others while trying to Read More
How Successful People Solve Problems
Now if you are similar to me, and I would bet you are, you enjoy discussing issues with like-minded people and don’t care so much for discussing them with Read More