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    • Making and Keeping New Years Resolutions 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Making and Keeping New Year's Resolutions"|Why should I make any New Year's Resolutions? I never keep them.|Almost all of us have had the experience of wanting to begin a new year ...
    • Making Waves 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      I was sitting recently on the end of a pier at a beautiful lake in northern Wisconsin. A quite large speed boat zoomed by and a little while later its noisy waves began slapping my contemplative shore. Then a canoe with ...
    • Making Waves 2 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      There is the catchy statement, "Keep your eye on the prize." I guess everybody has a prize up ahead. Here at Creighton University the prize might be grades, guys/girls, graduation, grad-school, getting out of school all ...
    • May I Have a Menu Please? 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      The seven members of our small community had to go out to dinner recently, because the automatic dishwasher, after twenty-five years, gave up the soapy ghost. Why didn't we just wash the dinner dishes by hand? We're not ...
    • A Meaningful Advent 

      Gillick, Fr. Larry S.J. (Creighton University. 2000)
      Creighton University's Father Larry Gillick, SJ, talks about ways to have a meaningful Christmas season.
    • Measuring Up 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      Did you ever wonder if you were a good sharpener of pencils or reader of thermometers? Probably not. There is a measurement in the field of statistics known as "Standard deviations". I did not do very well in that course, ...
    • Meet and Greet 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      I have met some rather important people. Some made me feel unimportant by their shaking my hand, but their looking toward the next person whose hand they would shake after mine. In my perversity I have held on to their ...
    • Mercy in the City 

      Weber, Kerry (Creighton University. 2014)
      On April 16th and 17th 2014 Kerry graciously Skyped with our two reading groups on the Creighton Campus. Watch her share her experiences of the book and her reflections on it since. With each group, Kerry was very personal ...
    • Missing Letters 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2014)
      Gee-wizz, golly-gee, gee-willakers, are quite common expressions of amazement. The letter g has a quite important place in our language, at least it used to. Place your thumb and index fingers astride your Adam 's apple ...
    • Momentus Moments 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      "Fonly is perhaps a new word for an old, but familiar, regret". We have "fonly" moments when we wish we had skillfully ended an argument with a well-placed comment or reminder. Leaving that encounter you might be saying ...
    • Mothers' Prayers: Prayers By and For Mothers 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first four paragraphs of "Mothers Prayers"|Prayer for a Birth Mother, from an Adoptive Mother|Loving God, how can I thank you for the generous woman who gave us her child? Our years of sorrow and emptiness ...
    • The Motorcycle Sermons: Narratives and their Ignatian Insights 

      Hendrickson, Daniel, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. 2010)
      Fr. Daniel Hendrickson, SJ is a native of Fremont, NE. He entered the Jesuits in 1994 and was ordained a priest in 2006. He has taught philosophy at Creighton University in Omaha, NE, Fordham University in New York, NY, ...
    • Munch Munch 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2015)
      I have decided to not eat anything today until this Glimpse is finished. No, it is not shortly after midnight. I am hungry and so this might be shorter than usual. I would advise the reader to experience a little not-eating ...
    • My Mother's Suspice: An Alzheimer's Story 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J.; Waldron, Maureen McCann (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2000)
      Text from the first half of "My Mother's Suscipe: An Alzheimer's Story"|My mother, Rosemary Mulligan McCann, was a brilliant woman, and it was particularly hard for us to watch as Alzheimer's seeped her brilliance from ...
    • Names 

      Gillick, Larry, S.J. (Creighton University, Online Ministries. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2016)
      C. S. Lewis wrote, "The most emphatic noise is the one you are trying not to listen to." Dripping faucets, ticking clocks, crying babies during sermons, unless the sermon is boring, and such audio distractions can become ...
    • Nineteenth Week of Ordinary Time: Aug. 10 - 16, 2008 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2008)
      For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them. - Matthew 18
    • Nineteenth Week of Ordinary Time: Aug. 11 - 17, 2013 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2013)
      For where two or three are gathered in my name, there I am in the midst of them. Matthew 18
    • Nineteenth Week of Ordinary Time: Aug. 11-17, 2019 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2019)
      For where two or three are gathered in my name, there I am in the midst of them. Matthew 18
    • Nineteenth Week of Ordinary Time: Aug. 12 - 18, 2007 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2007)
      "Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled" Luke 1
    • Nineteenth Week of Ordinary Time: Aug. 12 - 18, 2012 

      Alexander, Andy, S.J. (University Ministry, Creighton University.. Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 2012)
      "Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?" Jesus answered, "Not seven times but seventy-seven times." - Matthew 8