Monthly Archives: July 2014

Worrywart

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As a consultant who works for myself, I know well the vagaries of clients and cash flows. In the seven years I’ve operated my own business, I’ve had some good stretches, and a few not-so-good stretches where I would find myself sleeplessly staring at the ceiling in my darkened bedroom wondering when and to whom… Read more »

Need to Know

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In government or businesses where secrecy is an issue, certain information is only made available to a restricted number of persons who need to know, in order to meet their responsibilities. In our relationship with God, secrecy is completely irrelevant and altogether unnecessary. We need to know everything that will enable us to accomplish our… Read more »

By the Hand

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This week’s blog post by Ignatian Volunteer Marta Hernandez Sayeed was originally published in IVC Chicago’s Footprints blog . Sometimes, it is hard to believe that I am finishing my fourth year as an assistant chaplain at Stroger Hospital.  By the end of my third year, I had settled down into what I thought was a nice routine.   In… Read more »

Reflections and Transformations

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This is the second in a two-part reflection from Sue and Craig Schoenfelder, a married couple who are Ignatian Volunteers in St. Louis.  To read the first piece in this series, click here . We began our service at Midtown Catholic Charities in St. Louis in October 2010. John introduced us around to his staff and… Read more »