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December 18, 2016
To the Bridge Builders
Today I say thank you To the builders Who dig among the ruins of burned...
December 17, 2016
Emily Dickinson reminds us: “Hope” is the thing with feathers - That perches in the...
December 16, 2016
Tears and Gems
Coleridge called dew the gems of the mourning and the tears of "mournful eve." Each...
December 15, 2016
The Wild Goose
"The wild goose" is one of the lesser used terms for the Holy Spirit, but...
December 14, 2016
Who defines the story you live?
Been playing with natural frames and lenses. This is a good exercise. It opens my...
December 13, 2016
Time is too slow for those who wait, Too swift for those who fear, Too...
December 12, 2016
Imagine the Fantastic
I ran into this mobile paint cart last week. I Love this. The whole of...
December 10, 2016
This picture reminds me that to focus on one thing means we leave something else...
December 08, 2016
The change we want to see in the world does not begin or end with...
December 07, 2016
Bare branches, living hope
There is such beauty in the naked branches. A twisted mess of Fingers raised to...
December 06, 2016
Advent in Ice
Found this little guy in a frozen pond this morning. I love the texture of...
November 09, 2016
A new day. An old prayer.
Let nothing disturb you, Let nothing frighten you, All things are passing away: God never...
November 07, 2016
Vote for the Good
To my christian friends who are voting for Trump. I know why you are doing...
February 08, 2016
15 Funny Comments Medieval Scribes left in the Margins
As you are probably aware, much of our civilization owes its existence to scribes. In...
January 28, 2016
Which Medieval Religious Order do you fit in?
One of the great parts of being a Catholic is the variety of spiritual approaches...
November 23, 2015
A simple prayer
Father, We turn to you, turning all our life to you We turn away from...
October 29, 2015
Cultivate: Helping the Hungry with Craft Beer and Coffee
Things have been really quite here on my blog the last couple months. The reason...
October 01, 2015
“Lesser” issues like the death penalty and the arms race are necessary
Last week was powerful for me. The Pope's visit helped to stoke my passion for...
August 18, 2015
Colbert reveals how faith has kept him grateful in new GQ profile
I have been a longtime fan of Stephen Colbert. He's helped me to laugh through many...
August 14, 2015
Burger King enters into trademark dispute with 1200-year-old Gospel text
This week my wife almost bought me a tie. She's visiting Ireland with my kids...
August 14, 2015
How Pope Francis has changed Vatican diplomacy
This week I was fascinated with the National Geographic look at the pontificate of Francis so...
August 01, 2015
Free Photo Fridays: Food and Life
This week I continue my Friday Photo Series: Free Photo Fridays I post a few of...
July 25, 2015
Why The Sacraments Kept Me Christian
I will never forget the night my journey to understand the sacraments began. It was...
July 17, 2015
Church of Antioch Breaks off Relations with Patriarchate of Jerusalem
As pravoslavie.ru reports: The reason of the break-off is the dispute on the canonical jurisdiction of...
July 13, 2015
Why I take my children with me to Mass
One of my pet peeves is going to a church where people pressure you to...
July 12, 2015
Summer Reading List
Recently Theologues asked me to contribute a few titles to their summer reading list. I...
June 26, 2015
10 quotes from LAUDATO SI’ rocking my world
I’ve now had time to sink into Pope Francis’ new encyclical on “Care for our...
June 17, 2015
8 Questions Every Christian Should Ask of Political Candidates
The primary season is now well underway here in the United States. Candidates from both...
June 11, 2015
My technological tabernacle
Yesterday I tried to turn on my computer. It wouldn’t boot. The windows logo just...
June 02, 2015
How were your beliefs different… 2 years ago? 5 years ago?
Yesterday Kristy Burmeister asked me: What were you doing (life in general) and how were...
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