The other day, a person who reads my blog wrote to me and asked me what she should do. She was feeling exacerbated, tired, and out of ideas about a […]
The holiday break is over. We are all getting back into work mode. The tendency might be to go back into old habits of hurrying and being busy. The “to […]
“There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it’s the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating […]
This month, Father opines on the prospect of new beginnings in his monthly spiritual musing. Fr. Francis Schemel is Chaplain to the Staff at Georgetown University. He chats with us […]
Pause for a moment and try this beautiful meditation when you need to reconnect to your heart and recall the blessings in your life. (Length: 7:09). After you get a […]
This month, Fr. Schemel muses on the essential message and spirit of the holiday season.
We are thrilled to announce a series of audio meditations and lectures to support you in your everyday life, created by our Wellness Workshop Facilitator, Lisa A. McCrohan. Designed to […]
This November, we are all about being grateful! This week, we’re excited to offer two great workshops, Creative Spark: What’s Your Story? and Mind-Body Connections: Attitude of Gratitude, to get […]
On Wednesday, October 9, we’ll be walking the labyrinth by the Waterfront. According to the Labyrinth Society, a labyrinth is a single path or unicursal pattern/tool for personal, psychological and […]
During this harvest month, Fr. Schemel recommends taking stock of what you have sown in your personal relationships and in your heart.
With the return to the fall semester, Fr. Schemel reflects on how learning should be a lifetime venture, not solely undertaken in the classroom.
Fr. Francis Schemel, S.J. muses on the Horace quote, “Carpe Diem” and the transitions that take place in the month of August. Featured Image by Darcy Moore on Flickr Creative […]
Fr. Schemel, S.J. muses on being grateful and humble in our celebrations during the month of July. You can always visit his blog to dig a little deeper. Featured image by Tedeytan on Flickr Creative […]
June is busting out all over. It’s a happy time. No more pencils, no more books. No more teacher’s dirty looks. It’s a time of freedom. The gateway to summer […]
May is the month for remembering. We start with May Day dancing and weaving around a May Pole, then the Derby and Mother’s Day, Armed Forces Day and, finally, Memorial […]
Yesterday was Easter and today is April Fool’s Day. This is the day, when some King, long ago, allowed his jester to take over and rule for the day and, […]
March has always seemed to me to be an unpredictable month. It’s at the end of the winter tunnel with spring in sight. But it never quite lives up to […]
When I begin musing about February, birthdays, Lincoln’s, Washington’s, Black History Month, St. Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras, all rolled around in my imagination. I realized what a festive month February […]
The blue planet, in spite of dire predictions and the Mayan calendar, has once again spun aground the sun and given us a new year. If we lived on Pluto […]