DREAMS COME TRUE

  I am thrilled to announce that my first book, Dreams Come True: Discovering God's Vision for Your Life is now available. Here is a brief description: Drawing on two decades of work with young adults James Walters provides an accessible guide for vocational discernment. Rooted in the Christian tradition, engaged with the wisdom of... Continue Reading →

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Day 5: One of Those Days

This reflection is a part of a month-long series titled, 30 Days of Healing, as we seek to be instruments of peace and change As we attempt to heal and support others in their healing, we understand that some days are a little tougher than others. Today was one of those days. This morning, I... Continue Reading →

Day 4: To Suffer With…

As we are seeking healing in our lives, and to be healers ourselves, I invite a brief reflection on compassion as a path to move forward.  Compassion, which literally means “to suffer with,” offers a road map for our hearts and for our world.As the Dali Lama wrote, "Compassion is the wish to see others... Continue Reading →

Day 3: Finding The Holy

This reflection in a part of a month-long series titled, 30 Days of Healing, as we seek to be instruments of peace and change.Making your morning coffee. Preparing a meal for you and/or loved one.Negotiating bed time routines with my toddler and rocking my newborn to sleep. Taking a  cleansing shower, brushing your teeth, folding... Continue Reading →

Day 2: Where Does It Hurt?

This is the first reflection in a month long series titled, 30 Days of Healing, as we seek to be instruments of peace and change. "Where Does It Hurt?" This is the question we must be asking ourselves. Equally important, this is the question we must be asking others, especially those most impacted by the... Continue Reading →

30 DAYS OF HEALING

“In a world so torn apart by rivalry, anger, and hatred, we have the privileged vocation to be living signs of a love that can bridge all divisions and heal all wounds.” -Henri Nouwen The wounds are raw. The fear of viruses, racism, violence, and death is roaring. Division is growing, and hearts are breaking.... Continue Reading →

A Saint for Our Times

Today, the Church celebrates St. Louise de Marillac. It is appropriate on this Mother's Day weekend that we honor and recall the life of this wife, mother, teacher, nurse, social worker, mentor, and spiritual leader. During this pandemic, many of you might relate to one of St. Louise's vocations. All are proving to be even... Continue Reading →

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