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: 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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Today’s find: Awake, again.

On this, the Feast of the Transfiguration, thought I might re-post a reflection I wrote a bit earlier this year…when we were blessed to visit the very spot where Jesus dazzled…even as some key disciples dithered. Here’s what I wrote back in mid-Lent:

Perhaps Peter should have traveled by taxi up to the top of Mount Tabor. That experience certainly would have kept him from falling asleep.

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Today’s find: Deadwood

We took a short hike at Castlewood the other day, and by the end I found myself wandering – in a bit of wonder – around Colossae.

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Today’s find: Arnie & Abraham

It occurs to me that I might enjoy playing a round of golf with Abraham, the biblical patriarch.

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Today’s find: Fertile ground

It wasn’t a flash mob, exactly…but I had to wonder what the locals thought as they strolled by Ss. Peter & Paul parish in downtown Waterloo, IL last evening.

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Today’s find: No show

‘You got it all wrong.’

This uncomfortable notion turned out to be my main take-away (and perhaps the greatest blessing) of our visit a few months back to the Tel Arad National Park in Israel.

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Today’s find: Moonshot

We found a piece of treasure a couple of years ago, my brothers and I, as we rooted around the bedroom where we’d grown up.

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Today’s find: Neighbor

Is it enough?

The question popped briefly into my consciousness yesterday, as we spent some time ministering inside the prison.

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Today’s find: Slaked

A new piece of liturgical “art” appeared in my parish church this week – and it filled my heart with wonder.

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