The Dignity of Labor

The Dignity of Labor

In the Gospel we heard proclaimed this past Sunday, Jesus rebuked Peter for thinking “not as God does” but as human beings think.  In a couple of weeks, we will hear the parable of the workers in the vineyard (Mt. 20:1-16), another Gospel that will underscore the...
Words

Words

I worked for more than 20 years as a legal assistant.  Words were very important in everything I did at work, from e-mails and letters to legal documents.  Words were carefully chosen to convey the intended message and to avoid misunderstanding or uncertainty whenever...