“The matter is quite simple. The bible is very easy to understand. But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged to act accordingly. Take any words in the New Testament and forget everything… Continue reading The quote that wrecked my life
One word from God and we are forever changed. It could be an I love you or I am here or be still. But His voice in the silence changes everything, changes us. Silence at times needs to be forced, we are not good at it. And I am not talking about the meditative kind… Continue reading The altar of my words
Sometimes we think scraps are ok. Scraps of worship, of reading, of anything we can get our hands on. Our center is our work or our ministry or our family, but it is not God. Not that we think that, or know that, or now maybe we do… We all live mostly compartmentalized, at least… Continue reading Flesh torn to pieces in the field you shall not eat
There are days I long to write, but my hands are bare. God has bound them, because the idea has not yet formed itself, because I am incomplete, because the words are not in a state that can be read. This refinement process is often brutal, constricting… torturous. Sometimes I sit two, maybe three days… Continue reading The Wood and the Water
Originally posted on Church Set Free:
“Some things are best left unsaid.” I read that phrase tonight – written by someone I respect. I have seen it before, I have said it myself. And what I think I always meant by it was this (or something very close): “There is a lot I could say,…
A little bit more about the Saint that led me to my Catholic faith, and the one that continues to inspire me each and every day.