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Finding Meaning

Finding Meaning

A Man's Search for Meaning Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl believed that those who survived the atrocities of living in a concentration camp did so mostly because they somehow found meaning in what they were going through. He would go on to state that it is important...

Born to Run

Born to Run

Kevin Knight “At the end of the day, if you can impact someone's life for a moment, maybe connect with them, maybe make them smile, just maybe make them think differently about another human being. That’s what it’s all about.” Host & Guest Mike Carlon Kevin Knight...

A Return to Innocence

A Return to Innocence

One summer, about thirteen years ago, we stopped off somewhere outside of Providence, RI for a bite to eat. The five of us were all kind of bummed since our annual summer vacation to Chatham, MA had come to an end and it was back to reality—a six hour drive back to...

An Instrument of Peace

An Instrument of Peace

When I was growing up, we never asked if we were going to Mass on the weekend, the only question was when. This stayed with me throughout college when most of my friends stopped going. I recall often saying at the end of our Fraternity Chapter meetings on Sunday...

I am my brother’s keeper

I am my brother’s keeper

I have a confession to make. It’s taken me a while to come to realize this and once I did it was like a lightbulb went off in my head. I am my brother’s keeper. I’m not thinking of anyone in particular when I say brother. In fact, I have many brothers; a twin brother,...

Don and Arlene: This is Us

Don and Arlene: This is Us

Sixty years ago today, my mother and father were married at Holy Family Church in New Rochelle, NY. The events of that day would produce four children, nine grandchildren, and four granddogs. From my parents' example I have learned many truths about marriage; the...