Entries by Joe Herzberg

The Importance of Healthy Leadership in Business

Whether we are talking about the church or the secular world, at the core of any successful enterprise is effective leadership. In my earlier years working in hospitals, the idea of supervising others was more of an exercise in holding all accountable, which I understood then as mostly catching employees when they we not doing […]

Dealing with the Bad Stuff in Our Lives

“I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me” Philippians 4:13 All of us have a conscience, formed out of our sense of right from wrong, guiding our actions and decisions. When we violate our conscience, it can put us ill at ease, even resulting in guilty feelings, which can make us feel inadequate, […]

The Power of Prayer

As a professed Lay Carmelite, I have come to better appreciate the impact of prayer, as this is near and dear to our Carmelite charism, along with contemplation, service and community.  In times of trial, we are often quick to invoke the name of Jesus and for us Catholics, even plead to a saint in heaven to intercede for […]