On December 9, 2019, we lost Sr. Juanita Ujcik, OSF. She was a mentor to me, a long time friend, just an amazing woman. Continue reading “Remembering Sr. Juanita Ujcik”
Hearts bond through stories. Stories of experiences we share with others. Narratives committed to the pages of books that become the stories travelers read on airplanes. Most importantly the stories we tell our children. Continue reading “Valentine’s Day Message”
Please join us for a Book Drive in St. Charles, Illinois on Saturday, 15 October 2016!
Continue reading “Book Drive to Benefit AMSB!”
For years we have talked about getting tough on crime. Usually that meant long prison sentences. If we incarcerated those who commit crime, our communities will be safer, and we have made a statement that we will not tolerate behavior like that the convicted committed was our reasoning. Continue reading “Children of Prisoners”
When a crime occurs, we often talk about getting justice for the victims. Too often, this sounds like revenge. I have wondered if it might be more helpful to talk about mercy or justice with mercy. Continue reading “Mercy”