Category: Jobs

Another Article about Millenials (But This One Also Talks About the Spiritual Life!)

Another Article about Millenials (But This One Also Talks About the Spiritual Life!)

[ 13 ] January 4, AD 2014 |

In the last few years, a preferred topic of journalistic inquiry amongst concerned Baby Boomers and Gen Xers is the unique situation caused by the invasion of the workforce by Millenials. Born from the early 80s to the early aughts, Millenials bear the positive distinction of being among the most idealistic and socially conscious generations […]

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The Biggest Announcement I Have Ever Made

The Biggest Announcement I Have Ever Made

[ 1 ] October 19, AD 2013 |

Since Feb. 28, 2013 — the last day of Pope Benedict’s papacy — I’ve been harboring a secret. A secret I’m ready to share. I sat that morning at the kitchen table, typing grateful Tweets to the pope and waiting to receive news that would make or break my day (and potentially change my life). […]

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Beautiful Day

Beautiful Day

[ 0 ] September 30, AD 2013 |

*Warning: This Post Mentions Gynecological Medical Procedures.*     Today was one of those days; those days when I get up at 3:00 A.M. with less than five hours of sleep behind me. I could have gone to bed earlier, but I believe that spending time with my future wife is important, so I didn’t. […]

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Can I Employ Someone as a Doormat?

Can I Employ Someone as a Doormat?

[ 7 ] September 21, AD 2013 |

Have you ever walked through the city and seen those people holding signs advertising something? They can be found on busy street corners or open air shopping malls. Their signs point the way to a restaurant lunch deal, the nearest bottle shop or cheap parking. You might have similarly seen someone outside a pizza shop […]

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Living for the Weekend

Living for the Weekend

[ 0 ] August 25, AD 2013 |

We all know people – in fact you may be one of those people – who live for the weekend. Every work place has people who function like countdown clocks perennially sharing the news of how much time is left before Friday rolls around. Mondays are the most painful day of the week because it […]

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Post-Election Anxiety?

Post-Election Anxiety?

[ 2 ] November 8, AD 2012 |

One of the rather frequent conversation topics I’ve participated in has to do with dealing with anxiety about the future.  In particular I’ve talked with a number of soon-to-be doctorates and professionals who confess a particular anxiety about what life will be like post-graduation.  When one considers how life has worked up till that point […]

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HGH and Contraception

HGH and Contraception

[ 8 ] October 17, AD 2012 |

Imagine living in a desert of burning sand. Sand so hot that any hotter it turns to glass. Now imagine that scorching drops of fire fall from the sky and the only way to escape these fiery flakes is to continue running. Now imagine that this episode lasts for all eternity.

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3 Business Lessons You Can Learn From…Nuns?

3 Business Lessons You Can Learn From…Nuns?

[ 4 ] September 11, AD 2012 |

Catholic nuns. When you think of them, you may harken back to grade school, or your great aunt Sister Mary, or maybe even Sally Field flying around your TV screen. But consider taking another look at Catholic nuns. They’re not all rulers, dunce chairs, and old women anymore. They’re marketing geniuses. (Crazy about nuns? So […]

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So You’re Unemployed…

So You’re Unemployed…

[ 8 ] August 7, AD 2012 |

…but you are not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the current rate is 8.3% with an average length of ten months. For those who have not experienced long-term unemployment, every week that ticks by can become a source of depression, despair, and self-disdain. This is not a hyperbole, not when we live […]

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Sex Sells? (And Values in Advertising)

Sex Sells? (And Values in Advertising)

[ 5 ] June 18, AD 2012 |

“Says who? Just so you know, the people who talk that way think that monkeys can do this. They take all this monkey c**p and stick it in a briefcase, completely unaware that their success depends on something more than shoeshine. You are the product. You feeling something. That’s what sells. Not them. Not sex. […]

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A Church in the Modern World

A Church in the Modern World

[ 7 ] May 23, AD 2012 |

Desperate times call for desperate measures. The modern world has successfully graduated from high school and is now ready to attend University where its ideals will be challenged and its preconceptions destroyed. The Church has always been charged with the task of taking what is True, Good, and Beautiful in any culture and time and […]

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Why We Need Work

Why We Need Work

[ 2 ] May 3, AD 2012 |

Last week  The Daily Caller broke the news feature about the Labor Department attempting  to ban farm chores. When I alerted my dad who is a life-long farmer about the new rule, he was speechless. As he scanned the news article his first comment was “This is a joke, right” To someone who has lived his life defined […]

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Lessons in the Chinook

Lessons in the Chinook

[ 7 ] April 18, AD 2012 |

“Man’s curiosity searches past and future And clings to that dimension. But to apprehend The point of intersection of the timeless With time, is an occupation for the saint–” Today was a jump day. I had to jump out of a Chinook. This is one of the occupational hazards of my day job, that periodically they […]

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Information Overload

Information Overload

[ 3 ] April 4, AD 2012 |

Technology can be both a blessing and a curse.  It can be a way to learn more about God, but also waste countless hours.  We live in the information age where so much knowledge is right at our fingertips.  There is always something to check on facebook, twitter, email or one’s cell phone.  So, how […]

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Ethics and Morals in the Workplace

Ethics and Morals in the Workplace

[ 1 ] April 2, AD 2012 |

Doctors who do abortions. Lawyers who defend the guilty. Executives who lie and cheat just to raise company revenues. Sound familiar to you? But of course—relativism within the working environment has seemingly took hold even professions which can be considered most noble. As a fresh graduate who would soon be part of the corporate environment […]

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