Compassion for Prisoners During the Lenten Season

Everyday Reminder of the Corporal and Spiritual Acts of Mercy I do not keep many personal items at my desk in my office. I prefer not to make it too cozy for a couple of reasons. The first is I move locations quite a bit and the second is I like the divide between my [Read More…]

Walking With Suffering to Gaze Upon Heaven

Never Assume God’s Plan is Your Plan Shortly after I wrote my first post for Patheos I started to put together my thoughts on suffering. Little did I know what was to come. It’s been over six months since I decided I would write about the topic and in that time I have learned much, [Read More…]

Where the Wild Phlox Are

I had been driving for hours. Winding through highways and interstates on day two of a journey home. Not for me, but for a family member slipping between dementia robbing him of his ability to use a phone and serving him up memories long forgotten. Stories about Saigon and Okinawa flowed through the car like yesteryear was [Read More…]