No time for peace of mind?

Life is harried, hurried and overwhelming - at least according to the marketing guys over at Loyola Press. The Jesuit-run publishing house recently launched an 3-minute retreat application for the iPhone and iPod touch to help folks take a break, anywhere, anytime (as long as it isn't while you're driving!) from the concerns and pressures …

Stuff that bugs me

File this under the "and more" part of God Blogging: This weekend was full of STUFF THAT BUGS ME. Maybe you all have had similar experiences, or other pet peeves you want to share - feel free. But this stuff really gets on my nerves: 1. Parents who bring their small children to non-G-rated movies, …

Trusting strangers

My paper, the Tucson Citizen, was supposed to be closed by Saturday. With multiple newspapers for sale and no buyers jumping into the fray (the Rocky Mountain News folded a few weeks ago and the Seattle P-I shed about 130 staffers Monday to go to a 20-person online only newspaper Tuesday) no one expected a …

To be of use –

People wonder about the purpose of work, and a co-worker passed this poem on today that seems to answer part of the question: To be of use.To be of useby Marge PiercyThe people I love the bestjump into work head firstwithout dallying in the shallowsand swim off with sure strokes almost out of sight.They seem …