Readings of the Day To boldly go where no one has gone before. Anyone familiar with that phrase? I think that the Star Trek series perfectly captures our spirit of exploration, of seeking out new knowledge, new experiences, new places, new people. I doubt that all of you have that wandering spirit all the time, […]

Readings of the Day This is one of my favorite time of the year. I’m not fond of the temperatures getting cooler, and the color of the trees is something I always enjoy, but it’s the baseball playoffs that I look forward to. I love the drama of two teams locked in struggle, second guessing […]

Readings of the Day There was a young man who was having a horrible childhood. He was being raised by his aunt and uncle, who made a point of giving everything possible to his obnoxious cousin and not to him. When company came, they made him lock himself in his room, and if that wasn’t […]

Readings of the Day “Membership has its privileges.” We like to get something special for regular business, it’s why we sign up for rewards programs. It’s part of our nature, I guess. Collecting our rewards may not be easy, but we like the idea. When I was growing up we had something called S and […]

Readings of the Day “If you build it, they will come.” Have you heard that line when you were standing in the middle of a cornfield? “If you build it, they will come.” Some one heard that and his world changed. It changed for him; it changed for his family; it changed for the people […]

Readings of the Day There was a religious brother who worked at a small Catholic College in a small town. It had a lovely little campus dominated by the chapel with a water tower nearby. A Brother worked there for most of his life, living in community and being a jack of all trades, fixing […]

Readings of the Day “Once you travel the dark path, forever will it rule your destiny!” Anyone recognize where this comes from? It’s from the Star Wars movies, where master Yoda is teaching Luke how to be a Jedi knight. There is the Force and then there is the Dark Side of the Force, and […]