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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: Illuminating

It felt a bit like somebody had neglected to pay the electric bill when the “Daily Mass regulars” arrived for 6:30 Mass this morning.

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Today’s find: Parking spot

Come early, if you want to find a parking spot anywhere near the Laurel Falls Trailhead.*

Or maybe just show up. That might work, too.

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Today’s find: Unceasing chorus

Ever heard an ‘angel choir’? Thousands of voices, together raising a loud celestial hymn?

I’m beginning to understand this is precisely what I experienced on Sunday afternoon. But it took until today, as we mark the feast of the Holy Guardian Angels, for the phenomenon to sink in entirely.

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Today’s find: Shotgun start

We started our round on Hole #7 in the League Finale event – and what a curious blessing that turned out to be.

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Today’s find: Crucible

A prison isn’t supposed to be comfortable. I get that.

But does it really have to be so cruel?

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Today’s find: Singleton

Can a single swing of the golf club evoke a scene of biblical import? Or is it mere vanity to think so?

I’ve been pondering these questions for several days now – ever since I was the lone witness to a hole-in-one during League play.

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Today’s find: Soaked

We golfers are a curious breed. Generally, we’re reasonable chaps – with enough sense to come in outta the rain.

But once we’re on the course?  Not so much.

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Today’s find: Reflection

Living up to its name, The Magic House provided an enchanting moment for this ol’ Gramps the other day.

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Today’s find: Pearls

I got wind of a writing gig a few weeks back…and I wound up spitting the bit. Continue reading

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Today’s find: Ferguson

It’s only about 530 miles from the St. Louis metro area…to Gatlinburg, TN…but five years ago this weekend, I remember thinking it seemed like a million.

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