The Energizer

Resilient Insights for Work & Life

Featured Image

Resilient Inmates Know Hunger Is Also A Prison

By Eileen McDargh - Thursday, April 23, 2015

Last evening, my twin brother, Professor John McDargh, sent me a message. He is on the faculty of Boston College and is also a lay minister at Norfolk Men’s Prison. Every month, as they have done for many years now, Sister Kathleen Deneven OSF and John spent the evening with a remarkable group of Catholic men, who are the core of elders of the community within Norfolk State prison. Many of them are life-professed lay Dominicans. In their reflection they spoke of how the penal system in the Commonwealth renders inmates invisible so that they become the objects of the fearful projections of persons outside the wall.  


Subscribe to My Blog!

Like My Blog?

Please share it!

Recents Posts




Road Trip Art Breathe e-mail Motivating Others Sustainability love USAA Gifts From The Mountain Marriage Branding Engaged Workers Hurricane Harvey Your Resiliency GPS ecology Happiness Soft Skills Postive Work Environment John Blumberg Yoga Seder Eve Sheryl Sandberg teams creativity Tornadoes in Texas Napping customer service Learned Optimism Superbowl More Fun at Work Listening civil discourse Education Climate Change Dogs Laughter waiting employees Alzheimer's Burnout Book Reviews Speaking Persuasion Breath Communication resilient leaders Jewish Writing Leadership Skills Spelling Bee Diversity Environtment resilience preresilience LGBTQ Humanity employee retention St. Patrick's Day Politics holidays Adventure Children John Havlik coaching Feedback Empathy Optimism Animals Christmas Positive Brain Repatterning Guns Adam Grant Content Generation Social Media Intentions Boston Marathon Option B earthquakes stuck Sleeping Energizing Others Kindness Nursing women in leadership Travel Deloitte Leaders Open Doors Book Honoring Veterans Girls Multi-tasking resilient organizations Hurricane Irma Energy Back To School Labor Day Family Employee Attitude Trust Disruption Aging Patriots Technology Energizing Interview Faith New Year resolutions Women Adaptability Bill Treasurer Emotional Intelligence Fun Work Environment Idea Bullying Relationships Vacation resiliency Networking cancer Meetings Spirit Arlington Cemetary The Last Jedi Married Building Resilience Corporate Culture Play servant leadership Vegan Divorce Henry VIII Survive Walk For Hunger Change Disrupt angels Humor Twas The Night Before Christmas Ecotourism gratitude Depression Career Advice Talk Ain't Cheap Book Sexual Harassment Thanksgiving Stress Siblings Reshaping the Brain Ownership WASP Charity Strangers goals Radical Resiliency Exercise work life balance conscience Memorial Day Office Celebrations Sales Loss U.S.A.A. Suddenly Single Mother's Day Mark Scharenbroich Voting