wilderness, isolation, alone

Finding Our True Identity

It’s amazing how much Christian imagery can be found in society today if we look hard enough. Many modern movies and songs indirectly portray the

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Eat, Drink And Be Merry

Eat Drink And Be Merry Eat drink and be merry for tomorrow we die. There are several places in holy Scripture where this sentiment is

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Commands Are Not Ideals

“For I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you” (John 13:15). Our Lord told the apostles this at

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The Benedict Option Is Not For Me

Full disclosure: I did not actually read the book “The Benedict Option”. Spiritdaily and a NY Times article is where I gleaned information about this movement in the

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jesus, sad, perplexed

God’s Gotcha

When I was a kid, I would go to Mass and stand up in the back of the church with my foot up against the

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jesus, cross, lent

Why Christ Fell

I do not like icy streets.  They turn walking into an adventure where falling is a real possibility. I guess what I really do not

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abortion, pregnancy loss, baby, crying, pain, miscarriage

Go Ahead Rachel, Weep

 A voice is heard in Ramah, lamenting and weeping bitterly: it is Rachel weeping for her children, refusing to be comforted because they are no

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Happiness

Pray Without Deadly Sin

Most of us think we know how to pray, others may ponder the question, “How do I pray?” This article can be used by both

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The Hound of Heaven

“The name is strange. It startles one at first. It is so bold, so new, so fearless. It does not attract, rather the reverse. But

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sin of ommission

Lessons from Prison Ministry

One Saturday morning about a year and a half ago I attended training to volunteer at the local county jail. During the training, the deputy

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