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Caught Red-Handed

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Caught Red-Handed

In all these years I've learned, I hope, "not to take what is not given."

- Brother David Steindl-Rast -

Caught Red-Handed

Benedictine monk, Brother David Steindl-Rast rises to the challenge of reporting on what he has stolen for a magazine's issue on Theft. Check out his heartfelt confessions, that range from stealing a bird's egg from a nest at age five, to swiping food when he was starving ("Stealing in wartime was a far more pragmatic matter. Motives and consequences were plain. You stole because you were hungry. If you were lucky you got away with it; if not they shot you dead"). { read more }

Be The Change

Look back through your life to see what you have 'lifted' without permission, and see how it adds up to whatever matters most to you. What caught your eye or your heart then? What do you really care about now?

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