Mustard Seed Faith

Back in high school, my shop teacher had us recite the abbreviated version Reinhold Niebuhr’s Serenity Prayer, the first sentence of the prayer popularized by

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dream, window, path

Spring Cleaning My Soul

Spring is in the air! The birds are rising earlier with the sun and the weather is warmer.  Here in the Midwest, it is never a

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wonder, exclamatory prayer

Where are You, God?

“Where are you, God?” many ask these days. He’s certainly hard to see in the utter chaos of today’s world. He’s hard to detect in

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roads, road

Body-Positive Catholicism

I was a nerd, not a jock, a little flabby but not obese, interested in the brain more than the body, catching my breath after

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A Year of Living Like Paul

This past January 20 marked the one year anniversary of the death of my friend, Paul Coakley. Last year I wrote two articles about my thoughts

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faith, discipleship

Living My Faith

In The Beginning I am a convert to Catholicism. In 2004, I was welcomed into the church. I was raised by Protestant parents; both were

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