Dying On The Vine

One of the reasons I left the security of Catholic parish ministry was that I felt as if I were “dying on the vine.” My gifts and skills were not being harvested and put to better use by the church. I often felt like a treasure chest locked away in a dark room. The...

To Network…or Not?

I hated networking.  No, really!  I would have rather pulled out my fingernails one by one with a dirty pair of needle-nosed pliers than to network.  Yet something happened.  I’ve begun enjoying networking. As a priest I never had to find a network.  I had a...

Still Looking?

Are you looking for a new job this summer?  Changing careers?  Laid off and looking for work of any kind to help you with your basic necessities?  Clearly from the news reports you are not alone.  This recession lingers as we are all caught in a world-wide seismic...