A New Martyrdom

By Peter Darcy | On Aug 3, 2016 | No Comments

To believe in Jesus today demands of us, just as it did in the past, that we take a stand for him, almost to the point at times of a new martyrdom, the martyrdom of those who, today as yesterday, are called to go against the tide in order to “follow the Lamb wherever he goes” (Rev 14:4). ~Pope John Paul II

Straight-Talkers

By Peter Darcy | On Aug 1, 2016 | No Comments

I’m wary of those who claim to be straight-talking, tell-it-like-it-is, no-nonsense people. That may be true up to a certain point – the point at which they need something. ~Peter Darcy

Mark Twain on Self-Awareness

By Peter Darcy | On Jul 24, 2016 | No Comments

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.

On Marines and Walls

By Peter Darcy | On Jul 23, 2016 | No Comments

  Son, we live in a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns. Who’s gonna do it? You? I have a greater responsibility than you could possibly fathom. You weep for Santiago, and you curse the Marines. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know. That…

Zen and the Art of Hot Dogs

By Peter Darcy | On Jul 16, 2016 | No Comments

  A Zen student walked up to a hot dog vendor and said “Make me one with everything.”

Intolerance

By Peter Darcy | On Jul 15, 2016 | No Comments

Intolerance of your present creates your future. ~Mike Murdock

Conrad Hilton on Action and Success

By Peter Darcy | On Jun 28, 2016 | No Comments

Success…seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.

J.C. Penny on the Importance of Goals

By Peter Darcy | On Jun 10, 2016 | No Comments

Give me a stock clerk with a goal, and I will give you a man who will make history. Give me a man without a goal, and I will give you a stock clerk.

Muhammad Ali on Not Quitting

By Peter Darcy | On Jun 2, 2016 | No Comments

I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”

Robert Frost on Taking the Road Less Travelled

By Peter Darcy | On May 30, 2016 | No Comments

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.

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