race, bias

Is Faith Just Another Bias?

Is Faith just another group bias? We seem to be trying to eliminate bias, which favors group identity, and to embrace diversity to an ever

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In the One Family of God

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family (Lee Iacocca, American Executive, 1924-2019). There is

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vegetables, fresh, garden, food, market, vegetarian

Fruits of Our Labor

There is a saying: “If you want to be happy, plant a garden.” Oh, how true that is! When we are gardening, we are living

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The Mustard Seed of Faith

… [T]he apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith.” The Lord replied, “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you would

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The Devil’s Fake News

I recently went to mass at a Convent of the order of St. Clare in Sintra, Portugal. We talked to one of the nuns briefly

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eucharist, mass, gifts, offering

4 Steps to a Better Sunday

In college, I learned the phrase “the Sunday scaries.” It means that feeling of dread on Sunday night as Monday morning approaches, with its threat

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Is Joy in Family Life Possible?

I recently participated in a training course for the International Federation for Family Development, where families met from all over Europe and a couple from

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wilderness, isolation, alone

How Do You Do Faith ?

Why Can’t I, Personally, Move The Mountain? Some years ago, when my daughter finally got me to put my spiritual money where my earthly mouth

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Heart to Heart, Hand in Hand

With Christ’s Resurrection and Ascension into Heaven, “the love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the holy Spirit that has been

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