Author Archives: John Schroeder

About John Schroeder

A spiritual pilgrim...who also happens to be a professional writer...one who enjoys sharing stories of his encounters along the way. Most days, those encounters are occurring in and around my community in Manchester, MO (St. Joseph Parish). For more about my commercial experience, see my Personal Links below. http://www.corpwrite.com/ http://www.linkedin.com/in/corpwrite https://withusstill.wordpress.com/

Today’s find: Reboot

There was a time when I found it pretty amazing – my Cisco LINKSYS Wireless-G 2.4Ghz broadband router. Yesterday, on the eve of Pentecost, it officially met the scrap heap.
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Today’s find: Innermost Cell

Eight armored doors. That’s what stood between our incarcerated brothers and freedom…when we presented a Kairos Weekend to them at a supermax prison in 2012. Those eight doors, plus an ever-jangling assortment of handcuffs and leg-irons.

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Today’s find: All Tied Up

Here’s a lesson from my first-ever attempt at knotting a bow-tie:

It helps a LOT…

if you start with enough CRAVAT.

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Today’s find: Community

The first thing I noticed, as our Kairos Weekend began inside the prison last week, were the guys who didn’t show. Continue reading

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Today’s find: Hunger

Sure: I’ve seen the ‘multiplication’ miracle happen on more than one occasion, but it never gets old.

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Today’s find: O, Mercy!

The calendar says ‘spring,’ but you couldn’t prove it by the hue of the fairways as we opened the golf season this past week. The zoysia turf, still sporting a winter tint, made our league’s ‘home course’ resemble the Sahara more closely than Augusta during our first week of play.

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Today’s find: A Sacred Space

The sanctuary of our church took on an intriguing look, at about 3:00 in the afternoon on Good Friday.

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Today’s find: Prayer, Answered

One thing I noticed that’s different about me on Good Friday this year, compared to last, is that my heart is filled with wonder regarding the conversion story of Andrew Klavan.

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Today’s find: Vinegar

Sometimes I wonder why I do the things I do.

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Today’s find: Struggle

Springtime seems to be struggling a bit. It’s not catching on, not quite yet, in our part of the country.

But if you look closely, you can find the barest hint of the spectacle to come.

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