Monthly Archives: October 2015

October 31

Halloween Reflection Halloween reminds us that though we can behold eternity in the dark vault of the sky, we are not eternal.  In embracing the darkness, in celebrating death and the monsters of the night, it also commands us to build a common fire at a communal harvest, to pause in our hurry, mark with joy the passing of the…

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October 29

Reflection Roman Catholic cardinals, patriarchs and bishops from around the world appealed to climate-change negotiators to approve a “fair, legally binding and truly transformational climate agreement.”  The prelates’ appeal calls for a “major breakthrough in Paris” that puts “the common good ahead of national interests,” and advances a 10-point policy proposal “drawing on the concrete experience of people across the…

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October 28

Reflection Acceptance is the universal currency of real friendship. It allows the other to be the other. It puts no barriers where life should be. It does not warp or shape or wrench a person to be something other than what they are. It simply opens its arms to hold the weary and opens its heart to hear the broken…

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October 27

Reflection We are living in a difficult time in human history but there have been difficult periods before. It is a time when we need those whose thinking can be creative. Creativity requires courage. It means taking what is ordinary and presenting it from a different perspective and in a new arrangement. It becomes a new thing, a break away…

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October 26

Reflection The expectation that all Christians love one another seems idealistic and unreal especially when we must relate to someone whom, in our estimation, is unlovable. Clearly, not everyone is equally loveable and some people may be truly annoying. Yet, there is a love that cherishes the life of all, that wills the good of all, that is compassionate to…

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October 25

Reflection “Master, I want to see.” Mark 10:46 – 52  The simple sincerity of that request holds all the pain and desire of his life. “I want to see.” How does that echo in the spiritual quest of each of us? There are blind spots that paralyze and confuse us. We all have them. Sometimes they are so ingrained that…

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October 24

United Nations Day Reflection WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations…

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October 23

Reflection The all-embracing community of love which Jesus preached was only the consequence of another essential reality: the all-embracing love of God. To love without limits, without frontiers, loving everyone including those who do not return that love is to love as God loves. When we do not love someone, we are refusing to love someone whom God loves, a…

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50 Most Influential Women Award

50 Most Influential Women Award

  50  MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARD Launched in 2000, the Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business program has recognized the Island’s top women professionals for business acumen, mentoring and community involvement. The program’s honorees are selected by a judging committee and receive a unique crystal memento at the elegant dinner attended by more than 600 of the…

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