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Articles dated November 2012

Two Great Gifts

by Jonathan
Friday, 30 November, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Of all the intellectual tools I have been given over the years, there are two that stand out as exceedingly valuable for me. Both of these were bequeathed to me by my parents through the example they set for me; they never taught me these things directly, but I was...
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Third Declension Nouns, Third Conjugation Verbs, and Third Declension Adjectives… Oh My (Part I ?)

Thirds are difficult in Latin. Third declension is troublesome, third conjugation is perilous, and third declension adjectives are downright inconvenient. Just when you think you have a handle on Latin—after first and second declension nouns, verbs and adjectives—...
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Delighting in People: Service Staff Are Our Neighbors

by Matt
Tuesday, 27 November, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
The season is upon us during which shopping, traveling, and eating out will almost be necessities. People will line up to get the newest gadget or deal. Clerks and waiters will be hired to keep up with the rush; they have no experience and they will receive little...
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Five Ways to Give Thanks for One Thousand Gifts

by Ruth
Wednesday, 21 November, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
"I look down at the pen, this pen I keep wielding, one writing her way all the way to one thousand. This pen: this is nothing less than the driving of nails. Nails driving out my habits of discontent and driving in my habit of eucharisteo....Because the habit of...
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A Community of Life

by David
Tuesday, 20 November, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I believe there is no greater feeling of wholeness than the feeling of belonging. We can truly thrive when we find a community in which we can be ourselves and know that we will be loved. Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree provides a metaphor for us: Linus saw Charlie...
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