Little Lessons

Breaking Bread with Strangers

Posted by Mark Fallon

Apr 20, 2018 5:01:00 AM

breaking bread

“Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.” – Dorothy Day

Last weekend, I attended a dinner that will remain a treasured memory. An amazing aspect of that dinner – I’d only met 2 of the 7 people in attendance before that night.

Everyone had come to town for the 122nd Boston Marathon. One person at dinner was running, and the rest of us were supporters of her and others we knew taking on the epic course. At first, the reservations were for 4 of us, then 5, and then 7. Friends wanted to include friends, and we all wanted a fun evening.

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Topics: love, groups, listen, people

Grow Your Group

Posted by Mark Fallon

Jan 26, 2018 4:08:00 AM

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“I don’t care what it takes, but this ‘clique’ stuff stops now!”

We were 5 ROTC cadets standing before our instructor, Master Sergeant (“MSG”) Bernard. He wasn’t happy, and was letting us know it. If my memory is correct, he didn’t use the word “stuff”.

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Topics: groups