This for My Mugs

We finally have a forum where we can be US. For those that know…

The Martial Way

Went to Budo class the other night for the first time in over a decade. Kicked my ass. Out of shape. Nauseous and dizzy. Sore and bruised. Couldn’t continue to do all the exercises without puking. Had to opt out to rest twice in front of another student: a woman and white belt. All of which is …

Jesuit Padawan Learner

I “finished” my Exercises several months ago and it has taken me some time to reflect and digest what’s happened. I would say that no great vocational insight struck me. What happened was I received a capstone to a very long process of knowing who I am and whose I am.

Walking the Jesus Walk

St. Ignatius’ Prayer for Generosity Lord, teach me to be generous. Teach me to serve you as you deserve; to give and not to count the cost, to fight and not to heed the wounds, to toil and not to seek for rest, to labor and not to ask for reward, save that of knowing …

Black Theology & Faith: James Cone, Critics and a Contrarian

I wrote the following as a final paper for one of the most powerful classes I ever had the pleasure to take in 2004. I was proud of it then and I’m still proud of it now.

Tired but Happy

I’m tired from a long productive day.  WordPress #FTW

The Reason

You Just Think You’re Excited

A lesson I learned about compassion and thinking (or not) when you are emotional.

The Man in San Fran

Here on a long term business trip. Teaching a course and running the program encapsulating it. In addition meeting up with Wharton alums and networking my proverbial ass off. Difficult being away from my family. Miss them terribly. Just makes me more determine to squeeze this trip for all the value I can.

Visiting Family But No Family Visiting

Don’t know why children aren’t allowed to visit sick adults. It bothers me that a dear aunt couldn’t see and touch her greatnephew. What’s the health risk to a 11 month old or to her? Mobile Blogging from here. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]