Over the past few weeks, a number of stories surfaced (and continues to surface) about the treatment of migrant children (as well as adults) in the United States. In reading these stories, reflecting on the images, and processing how we, as a country, are responding, you can almost see the tears falling out of Lady… Continue reading Keeping Us Distracted
In the second half of the famous "Prayer of St. Francis," there is a litany of faith statements that transition from negative to positive. The full prayer is below. This morning, in considering the times we live in, especially all of the division in beliefs and in actions, I found myself reflecting on this… Continue reading To Be Understood or to Understand
What is your favorite song of all time? You can leave your comment below, and if you feel like it, tell us why. Thank you!
It is a daily battle. The to- do-list is long. The expected and unexpected present itself throughout the day. Important and insignificant issues take our time and our attention. The excuses are real and may even be justified. Yet at the end of the day, and as you look back at the 16-18 hours you… Continue reading Finding Time for God
“After so many favors that were set down in my vocation in this world, a new blessing has come to me, to know the greatest joy probably it is possible to experience here below: I am a father!” - Blessed Frederic Ozanam, 1845 On this Father's Day, 2019, I am grateful for the day to… Continue reading
In my growing number of trips around the sun, I am more convinced than ever before that most, if not all, of our world's problems result from humanity failure to truly believe that it, they, we are loved. Humanity is hurting, and we have a terrible pattern in both directly and indirectly hurting others as… Continue reading You Are Loved
I am not an angry person, I thought at first. It turns out, I was wrong. Sometimes in life, God invites us into a deeper reflection. For me, as well as for many others, this invitation often comes in the form of signs. Specifically, it is the consistent re-emergence of a theme or idea that… Continue reading ANGER