Cancer-Stricken Mom Gives Up Eye…

…to save her baby. God love her. As heroic as anything that happened at Normandy. Father, bless her through Christ our Lord. And Mother Mary, pray for her and her baby. These are the secret, unnoticed people who hold the world together by the grace of God. [Read more…]

But Who Is My Neighbor?

A certain man with no shoes was riding on a bus in Canada, so a Muslim took off his shoes, gave them to the shoeless man and disappeared. It’s worth remembering that Jesus deliberately made Samaritans–ancestral enemies of the Jews–the hero of his parable in order to point out that all it takes to be [Read More…]

A Beautiful 70 Year Love Story

…ends with bittersweet beauty.  God grant them eternity to love more deeply still.  It is quiet, good lives like these that the Kingdom of God is largely made of. Most of the saints are going to be people we never heard of.  Grace is dark matter. [Read more…]

Grace is Dark Matter

Woman who brings bannock to hungry marks 1 year anniversary Winnipeg’s ‘Bannock Lady’ still giving away food to Winnipeg’s homeless The world is held together by people we’ve never heard of. [Read more…]

In quiet little ways, grace proceeds

Saskatoon’s (Bishop) Bolen makes history preaching to Evangelicals [Read more…]

People Being Decent and Good

…often gets overlooked, but it the dark matter of grace that keeps civilization going: Young Ottawa family rebuilding after devastating fire “(It’s) definitely been overwhelming, the amount of help we’ve had,” she said. “(There have been) a lot of tears of joy, we look at it more as a blessing rather than a curse.” (This [Read More…]

What Most of Human Life is Like

Disabled man gets birthday scooter from coffee buddy Most of human existence consists of millions of such small and unheralded acts of goodness and decency. But the media thrives on stories of conflict. This is why God is hidden in plain view. He is constantly at work in millions of ways and places through millions [Read More…]

Grace is Dark Matter

Most of life consists of small and hidden acts of simple decency, kindness and love–like this one. “Truly, thou art a God who hidest thyself, O God of Israel, the Savior. 16 All of them are put to shame and confounded, the makers of idols go in confusion together.” – Isaiah 45:15-16 That’s because the [Read More…]

Grace is Dark Matter

Disabled breakdancing champ teaches disabled kids to dance It’s things like this where most of real life actually happens. On Judgment Day, we’re going to hear the entire real history of the human race that never got covered by the press and never made it into the history books. [Read more…]

God Bless Antoinette Tuff!

The world is full of ordinary heroes and saints who nobody ever hears about.  Grace is dark matter.  Or, as the Pope says, people hear the tree that falls, but not the forest quietly growing. [Read more…]