Category Archives: words for the week

The Need for Courage

These Words for the Week are from Eric Ritz, courtesy of Sermons.com. The late Richard Cardinal Cushing, formerly of the Archdiocese of Boston (MA), once wrote about the church’s need for courage. He said, “If all the sleeping folks will … Continue reading

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God Is the Great Creator

Today’s Words for the Week are courtesy of Ray Lammie, from Dr. John C. Maxwell as seen on Faith Thought of the Day. It doesn’t make sense not to bring God — the Creator of the universe — into the … Continue reading

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In Retrospect

On Jan. 15, 2009, Gerry McNamara was on US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched in the Hudson River. Here is his account of the event … and our Words for the Week. Among other things, he said, “There is a … Continue reading

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Blinded by the Fog

Words for the Week … It was a fog-shrouded morning, July 4, 1952, when a young woman named Florence Chadwick waded into the water off Catalina Island. She intended to swim the channel from the island to the California coast. … Continue reading

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We Haven’t Been Up to Bat Yet

This week’s Words for the Week is a tongue in cheek message that resonates a real truth Temptation tries to blind us to other possibilities. Consider this, for example. A business man driving home from work one day saw a … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark … Everything I Needed to Know

I’ve shared these before … but they are timeless. This version is from Dan Brodeck. Everything I need to know, I learned from Noah’s Ark: Don’t miss the boat. Remember we are all in the same boat! Plan ahead. It … Continue reading

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Thought for Today

The words for the week are from Thought for Today by Ray Lammie. Somewhere between my childhood and now, what was considered proper in responding to others has changed. We were taught that it was respectful to return phone calls, … Continue reading

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