This isn’t an easy post to write. I wasn’t going to do it, but I feel like I must. I just can’t write about spiritual matters and reflect upon my … Continue Reading Sexual Abuse Crisis in the Catholic Church
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Can you comprehend the fullness of God? When we say that God is infinite and eternal, all-powerful and all-knowing, do you get it? If you answered yes, then… well, I’m … Continue Reading Grounded in Love
Today, a road construction crew member smiled at my father and I as we drove past her. This really struck me, and I didn’t know why until I started thinking … Continue Reading The Smiling Construction Worker
It happened on a chilly September day, a simple moment that’s never left me. I was a young adult with my parents, following my eldest French-Canadian cousin in a tour … Continue Reading What Would You Do? The Beggar
There are over 7 billion people living on earth right now, which fact may lead you to wonder if you – little, tiny you – really matter in the grand … Continue Reading He Knows Not How
Last week, as my father and I were passing through the bright and lofty lobby of a medical center on our way to my routine pulmonology appointment – he, walking … Continue Reading What Would You Do? The Prisoner
What does it mean to ascend? To move upward; to rise through the air; to succeed to (as in ascending a throne). On the day of this posting, we are … Continue Reading Ascending
You know you’ve asked this question before. Many have. And I am asking it now, but – well… I’d first like to start with a little thought on the wording … Continue Reading Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?
I make the same mistakes, repeatedly. You? And, so, as each year comes to an end and a new one is about to begin, I seem to make the same … Continue Reading New Year’s Resolution 2018
I left you (last week) with this thought: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be … Continue Reading Scripture Quotes on the Mind
I want to help build a culture of life. My vocation, I believe, is to inspire and foster respect for human life, compassion for every human being, and recognition of … Continue Reading On Mass Killings and Respecting Life
This reflection is about football. That subject may seem like a departure for me, especially if you’ve read my blog before, but it’s really not. Football happens to be one … Continue Reading 4 Life Lessons of Football
God’s Fingerprints Curls, swirls, whirling, unfurling, the universe forms such dissimilar things as storms and roses, galaxies and shells – with familiar tells. © 2017 Christina Chase This … Continue Reading Fibonacci: Science and Poetry, Part 3
I have rather hated the stereotype that religious people need religion as a crutch. Prayers, Scripture, faith itself, they say, are all wishful thinking that bring comfort to the … Continue Reading Food of Prayer
My father sings barbershop. Yup. Even worse, he’s a baritone. What does that mean? Well, in this four-part harmony, the lead sings the melody, the tenor takes the high notes, … Continue Reading You’ve Gotta Sing Your Song