“And when he had taken leave of them, he went off to the mountain to pray.” Mark 6:46 His tombstone reads, “Pauper, servis a humilis” (a poor and humble servant) Saint Andre Bessette When we are too close up, we can see nothing. Our nose presses up against the glass window, and all we can… Continue reading Climb the mountain: How to pray “Your Will be done” and mean it
“Happy are those who love you, and happy are those who rejoice in your peace. Happy too are all who grieve over all your afflictions , For they will rejoice over you and behold all your joy forever.” Tobit 14:14 I think people are still looking for it, I know I still am. For those… Continue reading Come on get happy! No really…,
“but there is one among you whom you do not recognize.” John 1:26 (b) Silence is a funny thing. When you have it all to yourself you hear everything else. But in the noise of the day, the glimpses of silence mean even more. People talk about silence as if it is a precious metal,… Continue reading You can have silence now!
“A voice was heard in Ramah, sobbing and loud lamentation; Rachel weeping for her children, and she would not be consoled, since they were no more.” We talk a lot about human life in terms of abortion. We talk about why God values the lives of the unborn. There are protests and signs and lots… Continue reading Come eat at my table