Today is the feast of All Saints. One of the images that best represents a saint is that of a stained glass window. When the light shines through, they are beautiful. They teach us. They center our prayer. They bring us closer to God. As do the saints. These holy men and women, who lived… Continue reading Be Light
I won the lottery. No, I do not live in South Carolina, and no, I didn't win a consolation prize of a lesser amount. In fact, I technically lost. I am $2 shorter after a ticket was purchased last Friday night. In the grand scheme of things, I actually won because of a question. The question… Continue reading I WON THE LOTTERY
What is your earliest memory? Often people can recall a moment around 5-years old. Imagine that there was a time in your life when you could recall an even earlier memory, even as back to the day you were born. Wayne Dyer in his book, Memories of Heaven, capture stories of toddlers sharing experiences from… Continue reading DO YOU REMEMBER?
There is so much to say about the likely vote tomorrow that will grant Judge Brett Kavanaugh one of the most powerful positions in the world for the rest of his life. I wish to focus this reflection on President Donald Trump's speech earlier this week mocking Dr. Christine Blasey Ford at a rally in… Continue reading TRUMP’S MESSAGE TO THE CHILDREN
One of the key Christian beliefs is that from death comes life. The paradox is at times difficult to appreciate, until you approach it head on. Recently, my mother returned to a hospital for the first time in over 45 years. What brought her to this specific hospital was what is considered a routine knee-replacement… Continue reading APPROACHING YOUR CALGARY
This post continues the #dreamscometrue series, reflecting on your path to an abundant, joy-filled life. Focusing on the principles of Appreciative Inquiry, you are invited to appreciate your true self and begin to recognize what God has planned for you. Looking back at your childhood is an invitation to reconnecting with your true self. Even… Continue reading WHEN I WAS YOUNG…
This reflection is in response to the recent Church scandal of sexual abuse, and the divisive acts by some of its leaders over the past week. Over 800 years ago, while praying before a crucifix in San Damiano, Assisi, Jesus spoke to a young man names Francis. These words were spoken: “Go repair my Church, which… Continue reading OUR SAN DAMIANO MOMENT