Category Archives: Spirit

Tables and Chairs

All of us at Team Guepard – the young boxers who created and manage the program in Cité Soleil, Haiti; and the handful of stalwart supporters in the United States – are pleased with the kitchen and feeding program we … Continue reading

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America

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Banner Day for Team Guepard

Months ago, Gail Megaloudis Rongen – Chairman of the Board of the Nicole Megaloudis Foundation – and I decided to combine our energies and support a group of young men in Cité Soleil, Haiti who train 100 young boxers.  One … Continue reading

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Getting By with a Little Help from Our Friends

We always manage to get by with a little help from our friends … A small group of family and friends have joined me and Gail Megalouidis Rongen – Chairman of the Board of The Nicole Megaloudis Foundation – in helping Guepard … Continue reading

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Team Guepard

Speed is essential to boxing at any level.  The cheetah is specialized for speed.  It is the fastest land animal on the planet.  “Guepard” is Cheetah in Haitian Creole. My friend Gail Rongen and I met Jaru on the streets … Continue reading

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Trout

Fifty years ago, I fished for trout in Bash Bish Brook on Mount Washington, Massachusetts with my brother.  Those were good days.  The few times I went salmon fishing in the Russian River when I lived in Alaska in the … Continue reading

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A Lesson from Jorge Bergoglio

I have a book within arm’s reach of my desk, What Did Jesus Ask?  The book is an interesting collection of essays by prominent leaders that reflect on questions that Jesus asked.  Jesus guides us with questions.  A few examples … Continue reading

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It Begins

               

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Washing of the Feet

As I view the pictures of Pope Francis washing prisoners’ feet yesterday, I am reminded of a passage from Jesuit James Martin’s masterpiece Jesus, A Pilgrimage … “… I never fail to think how different Christian churches would be if … Continue reading

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Gethsemane

The night that changed the world.

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