Msgr. Winus Roeten
The inspiration of 'HumansUSA.com' was Msgr. Winus Roeten. He served as a public speaking teacher and a personal counselor for almost 70 years as a Catholic Priest in Southeast Louisiana. But he was so much more than just a really good priest. He fully embodied his calling as a way of being in all the many proactive and creative endeavors he was involved in throughout his life.
His "semi-retirement" of almost 20 years, the final years of his life, led him to an extended time commitment to the helping others, especially those most in need. He was involved in so many projects around the country and around the world.
He was not only a great speaker but a dedicated listener. He was not only a great teacher but a devoted student. He was eternally committed to the service of others and vigilantly dedicated to developing the tools and skills to do so in the most effective manner.
Msgr. Roeten died in May of 2013. He left over a thousand different self improvement resources (Books, CD's, DVD's, Seminar Packages. etc.) that he had amassed and thoroughly educated himself on. He also left hundreds of pages of notes and observations about these resources. And, he had many sermons and counseling session preparations written out. He made available to me a large amount of these resources and his thoughts about them for decades. And then, I inherited them all after he died.
They have helped me so much and quite often saved me. As new technologies arise and time goes on, I am committed to continually studying and sharing the resources. That's what we are dedicated to continuing and building upon here at HumansUSA.com. I am Msgr. Roeten's nephew Terry Power and it is what he passed on to me and what I will do my best at in serving as a worthy steward of this legacy.
As my uncle always said, we all must fully realize that the only place and time we really have to make changes and get things done is . . .