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The Moon of Winter Time

2019-03-01T09:35:59-04:00November 28th, 2016|Categories: Blogs, The Messy Table|Tags: , , , , , |

Translation is an act of hope. We believe that a story can leap between contexts and cultures and from one language into another.  To translate is to trust that truth will travel with you. Let’s begin this Advent journey with translation. And let’s take Jean de Brébeuf as our guide. [...]

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4 Things I Learned from the American Election

2019-03-01T10:41:16-04:00November 9th, 2016|Categories: Matthew Ruttan|Tags: , , , , , |

We just witnessed one of the biggest political upsets in American history. Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to become the next American President. Not only that, but the contest was nasty. And since various forms of media are used much more widely today that they were even four years ago, [...]

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“I never lost faith in the end of the story” (A Former P.O.W. Gives Perspective-Shifting Words for Easter)

2015-04-05T14:07:32-04:00April 5th, 2015|Categories: Matthew Ruttan|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Admiral James Stockdale was a prisoner of war for eight years during Vietnam. After those eight long years, author Jim Collins asked him how he ever survived. Stockdale replied, “I never lost faith in the end of the story. I never doubted not only that I would get out, but [...]

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