Spiritual Sisterhood

Girlfriends play a significant role in the lives of young women. This spiritual sisterhood, as I like to call it, is irreplaceable as women encounter

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Baby-Stepping to Holiness

One of my wife’s and my favorite movies is What about Bob? In this early-90s comedy, Richard Dreyfuss plays Dr. Leo Marvin, a psychiatrist who has just

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Prayer: A Season for Everything

“There is a season for everything, a time for every occupation under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 “…but though he has permitted man to consider time in

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Prayer: Nothing Impossible

“… for nothing will be impossible for God” –Luke 1:37 Christmas vacation as a graduate student is nothing short of spectacular. No more papers to

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The Danger of Being Cynical

Webster’s dictionary defines cynicism as “believing that people are generally selfish and dishonest”. In a recent book study with friends, we discussed a chapter on

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Sex is Not the Only Thing

  SEX! Now that I have your attention, this approach was an advertising gimmick in the 80’s. The word SEX, blazoned large and bright, drew

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This is Starting to Sound Elizabethan

Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson wrote a novel Come Rack! Come Rope! about religious persecution during the Elizabethan era in England. This more-than-just-a-novel shows the gradualness

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