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For some reason I was thinking back to my 4th grade year and my teacher, Miss O'Brien. Or, as she was more accurately known, Sister Mary Margaret O'Brien.

Miss O'Brien was a 50ish year old, Irish immigrant, traditional, Catholic nun. She taught at Catholic grade schools for most of her adult life. When I met her, it was her second of what turned out to be three years teaching in public school in St. Louis.

Sister Mary Margaret had been given "leave" by her convent to come home to St. Louis and care for her elderly, dying mother. To pay the bills, she taught school. Granted, it was a public school, but that didn't really matter to her.
When we arrived in the morning, there she was in a black dress, white smock, black hose, black shoes, and a very large rosary looped in the belt on her dress. She wore the exact, same thing, every day.

She brooked absolutely zero nonsense. No need for a ruler to the hand, Sister could silence the rowdiest child with a glare. I once saw her break up a fight between several, large, 8th graders by simply walking into the melee and shouting, "On your knees and beg God for mercy for your evil fighting!" And they did.

We were always the last class to reach the lunchroom, as at noon, she knelt and prayed the Angelus. Catholic children were expected to join her at their desks and we Protestants and the lone Jewish child sat with our hands folded in respectful silence.

Regarding the Jewish boy, one of the Catholic boys once decided to shove him and call him some bad name. I'm not sure how a large woman like Miss O'Brien could move so fast, but she was on him in half a heartbeat. Hoisting her Catholic co-religionist in the air, she spoke directly to him, "Shame. Shame! Did not your parents teach that our blessed Lord and his mother were Jews? Apologize and I expect you in confession on Saturday, so Father can deal with this."

So many other stories I could tell about the good sister. There was the time she led us through the smoke filled hallways when there was a fire in the school. Or the children who shared her simple lunch, because they had nothing to eat.

Sister Mary Margaret O'Brien, I pray that God grants you rest and joy in the eternal kingdom, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Amen!
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So walk we the path, all.
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Visited the New Cathedral in St. Louis, MO on Saturday.
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That doesn't even look good in a basement family room!
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Doing my part to keep the Saudi's flying private jets. 
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Hey, I'm all for us using up Middle Eastern oil rather than our own. Then someday everyone will have to come to us to beg for oil.
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Cleaned my monitors. I may just cancel my eye surgery.
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Please pass this around, this is a buddy of mine that has gone missing. 
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Indeed.
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He was not yet old enough to vote, yet defended freedom in the face of death. "Children" his age today get the vapors and retire to the fainting couch in the campus Safe Space if anyone disagrees with their worldview or fails to show sufficient diversity. 
A seagull that landed on top of Rickenbacker’s head soon became lunch, a spot of luck Stinson wasn’t sure would break his way after imagining his C-26 — drained of gas by a bad headwind en route to Hawaii — going down in the middle of nowhere. Stinson, 93, received an Army Commendation Medal, American Campaign Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with four bronze service stars, the World War II Victory Medal, the Philippine Liberation Ribbo...
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It's been years since I received a personal letter by postal mail. I can count on one hand, with fingers left over, the number of Christmas cards I get via that means. All my bills are handled online. FedEx and UPS deliver packages. Why do I have US postal mail delivered to my house?

Is it possible to opt out of mail delivery? What if I just never emptied the mail box. Soon there wouldn't be room for any more DirectTV junk or credit card offers.
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In cleaning out the house, after my dad died, I came across letters I had written to mom& dad when I was in college. Mom had kept them. They weren't anything special. Just chatty day to day stuff. 
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Mother Superior began to have concerns about Sister Agnes and her obsession with hot cocoa.
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Blessed (soon to be saint) Elizabeth of the Trinity was forced to survive on rich chocolates because she had Addison's disease and could keep down little else. A rather severe trail for a Carmelite.

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"Thunderbolt Dongle" would make a great band name.
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I'd like to see (I think) the thread that that phrase came up.
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Beautiful portrait.
 
Mother Teresa's Canonization Portrait Is Unveiled in Washington DC
Mother Teresa - Official Canonization Portrait by Chas Fagan The official canonization portrait of Mother Teresa, which will be displayed at her canonization ceremony in Rome on Sunday September 4, was unveiled at 10:00 a.m. this morning at the John Paul II
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Salesforce expert with a love for data analytics. Android true believer, Linux early adopter, sales guy. Catholic.
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Account Executive for Arrowpointe (Salesforce geo-location software).  Salesforce MVP alumnus. High energy speaker & trainer.  I write primarily about technology, Linux, Android, CRM, Salesforce (SFDC), current events, religion, and sales.  I have a ZERO tolerance policy for spammers. 

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My wife and I went for a random drive in the countryside on Valentine's day. We came upon Harrisburg, MO and since we were hungry, we stopped at the local grocery story to grab something for lunch. The building looks barely functioning from outside, but when you step in, you'll discover on the first floor, a well stocked, small, grocery store and deli counter. The building is nearly 200 years old and has the original floors and tin ceiling. The two ladies there were just about the friendliest I've ever met. The urged us to try "the finest bologna sandwich in the county", so we did. Fresh bread, hand sliced bologna, Miracle Whip, and swiss cheese--what's not to like? I can't say that bologna is haute cuisine, but a large sandwich, a couple of sweet pastries, and two bottle of water for $5 ranks high on my list of Valentine's lunches. There's a hardware and clothing store on the second floor and we intend to check it out on our next visit.
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