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You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and … Continue reading

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Highlights from Loaves and Fishes by Dorothy Day

Published: 1963    “First of all,” Peter used to say, “one must give up one’s life to save it. Voluntary poverty is essential. To live poor, to start poor, to make beginnings even with meager means at hand, this is to … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton

The humble man receives praise the way a clean window takes the light of the sun. The truer and more intense the light is, the less you see of the glass. — Thomas Merton

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The Cubs Way by Tom Verducci, read by the author

The Cubs Way by Tom Verducci Read by Tom Verducci 13 hours [UNABRIDGED] I started following the Cubs a season before wunderkind Kris Bryant took the field (2015), so I am not what you’d call a long suffering fan, but … Continue reading

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Apollo 8 by Jeffrey Kluger

Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon by Jeffrey Kluger A lot of things didn’t go well in 1968. Senior Time Magazine writer Jeffrey Kluger (author of Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13) … Continue reading

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Sandkings by George R. R. Martin

George R. R. Martin wrote some excellent science fiction stories back in the late 70’s and early 80’s. “Sandkings” is one of the most popular of those. It won the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Locus Award for Best Novelette. … Continue reading

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