Tag Archives: make a difference

Fired Up

I have four children. Two of them are very extroverted, loud, and energetic. The other two are quieter, thoughtful, and introverted. There have been times with all of them that we have discussed how the things that make their siblings … Continue reading

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Where does change begin?

I am not a fan of politics, particularly in today’s environment. I truly admire and appreciate those who are committing their lives to making changes and trying to shape our world through it, but on no level is it for … Continue reading

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Check your ingredients

Have you ever had a cake that looks incredible but tastes horrible? All the effort was put into the decorating, but the recipe just falls flat? As our priest talked to our high school seniors this weekend, he likened their plans … Continue reading

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Lighting the way

After a Presidential election where one person wins the popular vote, and one wins the electoral vote, it is clear that if we are not a nation divided we are at least  nation conflicted. Whatever side you were on, or … Continue reading

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Can one person make a difference?

  I’ve known Alan Graham since the early days of Mobile Loaves & Fishes. Catholic Bytes has done a beautiful job telling his story in this video. He’s an incredible man with a graced understanding of the homeless and what … Continue reading

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Land of Opportunity

We are a land of opportunity. We tell people as they graduate that they have the world in front of them and that they can do anything. We admire people who change the world. We honor people who do great … Continue reading

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Working

It’s so easy to see all that needs done in the world and wonder how just one person can make a difference. It’s also easy to see someone else doing something well and feel that what we do is not … Continue reading

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Epiphany

The wise men brought gifts to Jesus from their treasure.  What treasures do we have?  There are plenty of excuses for not sharing what we have – I’m too young, I don’t have enough money, I’m too busy. The thing … Continue reading

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Pope Francis

Pope Francis was named Person of the Year by Time Magazine.  He has only been Pope since March, and has made an incredible difference in the world already.  He welcomes those who are hurting.  He challenges us to live our … Continue reading

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Make a Difference

Do you want to make a difference?  We often think that we have to do big things to be successful or make a difference in the world.  But, in reality, most of the time it’s the littlest things that start … Continue reading

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