St. Ignatius of Loyola learned to find fruit, that is, the effect or consequence of action. More important than our actions is the action of God in, with and for humans. One grows to find fruit and to offer it the more one savors one's own life and all creation. I hope my posts help you feel that finding fruit is a profitable way of living.
Reporting and editorials have had much to say about Pope Benedict's historic trip to Turkey. Read the pope's own evaluation,--which he gave at his general audience on 06 December, the Memorial of St. Nicholas, bishop of Myra in what is now part of Turkey.