Author Archives: John Schroeder

About John Schroeder

A spiritual pilgrim...who also happens to be a professional writer...one who enjoys sharing stories of his encounters along the way. Most days, those encounters are occurring in and around my community in Manchester, MO (St. Joseph Parish). For more about my commercial experience, see my Personal Links below. http://www.corpwrite.com/ http://www.linkedin.com/in/corpwrite https://withusstill.wordpress.com/

Today’s find: In-Seine…or Overboard?

One thing you notice, when out on the Sea of Galilee, is that conditions change quickly. In just a heartbeat, the sea’s glassy surface can turn choppy – and suddenly you’re surrounded by whitecaps.

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Today’s find: Hello, ol’ Friend

Boy, did I blow my chances to display a little thoughtfulness today.

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Today’s find: Monster Cookies

Lingering ever-so-pleasantly in our kitchen this morning: the enticing aroma of homemade Monster Cookies…

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Today’s find: Disorder in the house

The past few months, it seems, disorder has been my constant companion. And frankly, I don’t always handle it well.

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Today’s find: Vestige

Traversing the labyrinth at King’s House takes about 10 minutes, at a meditative pace.

Add three to four minutes if you decide to pull the odd weed or sprout along the way.

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Today’s find: Fed by wonder

A couple of hours into our hike at Emmenegger Nature Park, I figured the Little Guy had probably had a bellyful of adventure – more than enough for one morning.

I was wrong.

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Today’s find: Sport-circuited

I got a jolt when I opened up the Sports section of the local rag the other day.

There it was: proof…in a disorienting sheath-of-newsprint…that the entire world has gone sideways.

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Today’s find: Boomin’ blooms

The 4th of July – like much of “normal” life – promises to be pretty much a dud in 2020. COVID has claimed many of the fireworks spectaculars we’ve tended to take for granted in years past.

But that doesn’t mean we have to settle for a “boom-free” celebration of Independence Day – at least not in my backyard.

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Today’s find: Bread man

There are times when you encounter an exhortation in the Gospel that both beggars the imagination and pierces the heart. And then, only a prophet – a holy man – can help you find the wisdom in Jesus’ words.

I like to remember “Bob, the priest” – Father Bob Menner – as just such a blessing in my life.

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Today’s find: Disruption

Third time’s a charm, I suppose.

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