From the Pastor's Desk

Weekly thoughts and announcements from our Pastor, Fr. Tom Lewandowski.

Inspirational Anecdotes & Wisdom

* I’ve learned that heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences.  * I’ve learned that your life can be changed in an instant by people you don’t even know.  * I’ve learned that writing, as well as talking, can ease emotional pains.  * I’ve learned that learning to forgive takes practice. * I’ve learned that there are people who love you dearly, but just don’t know how to show it.  * I’ve learned that money is a lousy way of keeping score.  *  I’ve learned that sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you’re down may be the ones to help you get back up.  *  I’ve learned that I am getting more and more like my grandparents, and I’m kind of happy about it.  *  I’ve learned that when I’m angry, I may have the right to be angry, but that doesn’t give me the right to be cruel.  *  I’ve learned that maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you’ve had and what you learned from them and less to do with how many birthdays  you’ve celebrated.  *  I’ve learned never to tell a child their dreams are outlandish or unlikely.  Few things are more humiliating, and they may believe it.  *  I’ve learned that no matter how good a friend someone is, they’re going to hurt you every once in a while and you must forgive them for that.  * I’ve learned that it isn’t enough to be forgiven by others.  Sometimes you have to learn to forgive yourself.   * I’ve learned that our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.  * I’ve learned that sometimes  you have to put the individual ahead of their actions.  *  I’ve learned that you don’t have to change friends if you understand friends change.  * I’ve learned that no matter the consequences, those who are honest with themselves get further ahead in life.  * I’ve learned no matter how fast or far you go, you can’t out run God.  * I’ve learned that love is not for me to keep, but to pass on to the next person I see.   Anonymous