27 "Take courage, my children; call out to God! The one who brought this upon you will remember you. 28 As your hearts have been disposed to stray from God, so turn now ten times the more to seek him; 29 For the one who has brought disaster upon you will, in saving you, bring you eternal joy.” — Baruch 4.27-29 (Jeremiah's scribe giving us Jerusalem speaking to the Jews offering hope to abandoned people.)
As of today [Sun-Times columnist Michael] Sneed has enjoyed 10 vacation days, and 11 “Sneed is taking the day off” days [this year]. In the first five months she has taken more “days off” than she has had vacation time.
Jim Bowman covered religion 1968-78 for the Chicago Daily News, since then has written books, articles, etc., mostly on corporate history but also on religion. Longtime Oak Park, Illinois, resident, lives now on Chicago's North Side.
View all posts by Jim Bowman