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: Disguised

I’m beginning to see clearly – with  a bit of “2020 vision” – some things that were not at all obvious to me in 1975.

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Today’s find: Gift bearers

The bowling balls were bouncing a bit at Harvest Lanes yesterday.

Bouncing…or thunking: take your pick. But certainly not rolling, not in any sense that an experienced kegler could appreciate.

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Today’s find: Resolutions

On retreat at King’s House this New Year’s Eve, where Fr. Mark Dean, OMI, has already blessed me with this thought-provoking observation…

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Today’s find: Keep walking

Spend a little time with the Joseph sketched in scripture, and you quickly discover this: He was a man on the move.

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Today’s find: Mel Tormé

It was Ellen, mother of the one-year-old, who first noticed: We were being blessed this year to celebrate a ‘Mel Tormé Christmas’.

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Today’s find: The Star of Christmas

Ever notice? This time of year, the stars seem especially bright. It’s almost as if the sky is clearer…and the heavens are closer to earth… than they are in the summertime.

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Today’s find: Butter

After a recent trip to the grocery store, it appeared that we had bitten off more than we could chew.

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Today’s find: Ancient blessings

Slipping in almost unnoticed, like a jolly old gift-bearer, the ‘O Antiphons’ arrive in the days just before Christmas.

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Today’s find: Desert trip

I went to an Advent ‘Evening of Reflection’ the other night, and a Shakespeare class broke out.

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Today’s find: Dog fight

There’s a part of me that’s inclined to think Isaiah might profit (ahem!) from spending a little time in my neighborhood.

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