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We have built a machine to create sprawl, and it is wickedly successful.
Small Towns, Large Questions
Yankee, March 1998,
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We should be useful to others over our whole lives.
Quoted in The Two Congregations of
Yankee, June 1995
I Will Not Leave: Romaine Tenney Loved His Farm to Death
Yankee, March-April 2013
This was a sad story about a man who had lived on his farm for all of his
Being in the boat with Jesus, even if the waters are terrifyingly tempestuous, is better than jumping ship. God is in the boat and I am not a good swimmer.
Father David Stavarz
My First Year of Priesthood: Scandals, Viruses, and the Holy Spirit
Word on Fire blog, April 8, 2020
No matter where you are, be there; give it your all and steward the portion youve been given. No matter what you do, do it well. Theres a degree of human character you can develop that will spill over into human excellence. In that process of giving back, you become transformed.
Compassionate Communicator, Joyce Serdinsky, BA 12
Invention, Summer 2018, page 13
Invention is the magazine of Thomas Edison State University; I got my bachelor of arts degree there
Americans are a people who greatly value the autonomy of individuals, but have not yet learned how to value one another.
Most citizens (and new, untested enterprises) have little or no collateral. They are, therefore, ineligible for capital-acquisition loans (though the
William Greider, One World, Ready or Not: The Manic Logic of Global Capitalism
The growth in partisan media over the past two decades has enabled Americans to retreat into tribes of like-minded people who get news filtered through particular world views.
David Bauder, Associated Press, Divided America: Constructing Our Own Intellectual Ghettos, Fredericksburg, VA, Free LanceStar,
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Some people think that Albert Einsteins name is magical. If they want to convince you of something or sell you something they invoke his revered name to prove that a genius agrees with whatever proposition they are peddling.
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Even though my influence may be limited, it is not irrelevant.
Father Neil Pezzulo, The Culture of Care, Glenmary Challenge, summer 2016,