Monthly Archives: November 2011

Champs Like Us, Baby We Were Born To Smile

My apologies to Bruce Springsteen for the above title. <GG> British researchers at the University of Durham have evidence that our ability to laugh and smile begins in the womb: Nadja Reissland from the University of Durham and her colleagues … Continue reading

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The Magic That is You!

Oh, my. What a wonderful discovery – an artist and journalist, self-taught in mathematics and physics, an entrepeneur and author who works in the field of medical visualization. In the following video he demonstrates some of his work showing conception … Continue reading

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Waste Not, Want Not

As a follow up to yesterday’s post about volunteering and parish life, here is a snippet of Pope Benedict’s Sunday Angelus on gifts and talents: “God summons every man to life and bestows on him a talent, while entrusting him … Continue reading

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Freely You Have Received, So Freely You Shall Give

The Holy Father met with European volunteer workers on Friday. The meeting was organized by the Vatican dicastery that organizes the Pope’s charitable activities, the Pontifical Council Cor Unum (one heart). Pope Benedict expressed his gratitude for the work that … Continue reading

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