September 2002, Volume 8, Issue 2   
Second Journey
Rev. Mark Connolly
Thought for the Month
It takes a Universe
Fr. Tom Berry, C.P.
Saint of the Month
Are You Married
in the Church?

Rev. Paul Check
In Memoriam
Thought for the Month -
What is Success?

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It's doing your work the best you can,
And being just to your fellow man;
It's making money, but holding friends,
And staying true to your aims and ends;
It's figuring how and learning why,
And looking forward and thinking high,
And dreaming a little and doing much;
It's keeping always in closest touch
With what is finest in word and deed;
It's being thorough, yet making speed,
It's daring blithely the field of chance
While making labor a brave romance.
It's going onward despite defeat,
And fighting staunchly, but keeping sweet;
It's being clean and it's playing fair;
It's laughing lightly at Dame Despair;
It's looking up to the stars above,
And thinking deeply of Life and love;
It's struggling on with the will to win
But taking loss with a cheerful grin;
It's sharing sorrow, and work, and mirth
And making better this good old earth;
It's serving, striving, through stain and stress;
It's doing your noblest-that's success.

- Author Unknown

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