Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Little Bit of Good

Reflection for a New Year, Mary E. Latela ~ January, 2016 One Sunday at Mass, the priest made an announcement. We had always, as Catholics, received the consecrated Communion wafer on the tongue, careful not to touch it with the tongue, … Continue reading

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Turning the Other Cheek

AWKWARD EXCHANGE – BILL O’REILLY, DONALD TRUMP – Observation, Mary E Latela @LatelaMary, January 28, 2016 In a very awkward moment Bill O’Reilly (FOX) was literally begging Donald Trump to reconsider and participate in the final republican debate tonight. O’Reilly pulled out … Continue reading

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Good News …. Are we telling it?

Mary Latela, For the March 2015 Newsletter Good News …. Are we telling it? January 24 2016 The heart-breaking reality is that winter is horrible for homeless people. @LatelaMary © Win McNamee/Getty Images During the recent blizzard we had a … Continue reading

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1968 Revisited

Reflection by Mary E. Latela January 16, 2016  I remember the night in 1968 on which the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated. Emotions had been deepening; the tension was palpable. I was watching ABC news when a break-in came. Robert … Continue reading

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Aching Heart, Wise Heart

Aching Heart, Wise Heart Reflection by Mary E. Latela, January 10, 2016 There are several people who were once very important to me, but the only way I can track them is to google every once in a while. No, … Continue reading

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Danger in the Classroom

Loving-Kindness in a Dangerous Classroom Mary E. Latela January 5, 2016 In his powerful essay, “Practicing Loving-Kindness in the Face of Danger” Russell Evans| January 4, 2016, LionsRoar recounts his interaction with a student, “Luis,” a very troubled young man … Continue reading

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Believe It or Not

Mary E. Latela @LatelaMary January 3, 2016 One weekend, in midtown USA (we’re tired of hearing about small-town USA or the “big city”), all the houses of worship were closed – locked from the inside. Sal and Betty, driving to … Continue reading

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