Monthly Archives: April 2013

Being Lucky to Have a Retreat and a Sense of Mission.

watching coverage ot the Boston Marathon bombing and the West fertilizer explosion and nourished my faith in service. We stayed at Sager Brown, a 23-acre campus with ten buildings located in Baldwin, an hour-an-a-half drive west of New Orleans. It’s … Continue reading

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We Are Doing Two Things Right and Both Sound Crazy

Travels have led me to the top of Mayan temples in Guatemala, along patches of Roman Roads in Turkey and inside cliff-dwellers’ homes in Mesa Verde New Mexico, remnants of thriving civilizations that awe me with their grandeur and haunt … Continue reading

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A Home Seeker and Match Maker for Adoptable Children

Mike Magnotti has a mission: find permanent, adoptive homes for children, particularly those in foster care.  He calls such adoptions, “changing their name from foster kids to sons and daughters.” Magnotti is the director of New Life Adoptions, a non-profit … Continue reading

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Creating Legends for My Grandchildren’s Grandchildren

As a grandfather I want my grandchildren to tell wholesome legends about Karen and me to their grandchildren. A large purple Easter Bunny on my dresser reminds me of how much fun creating legends can be. Last Easter a glass … Continue reading

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