At my desk, I have a framed reminder of the Heart of Reality, the soul of who I am: self-giving love. This reminder is a drawn image of the Sacred … Continue Reading What Am I Doing with My Life?
What’s your vocation? Believe it or not, God—you know, the Creator of the universe—is calling you, calling you right now. Just because He isn’t ringing you up on your smartphone … Continue Reading Vocation Awareness and Paradoxical Commandments
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
Apparently, it’s common blogging knowledge that people like lists. Who knew? Bloggers are suggested to write posts like “Top 10 Famous…” or “5 Easy Ways to…”. Personally, I’m not much … Continue Reading 5 Steps to Letting God Love You
In my last post, I wrote, If life is pass or fail, then I don’t want to fail. I know that we don’t usually think of life as pass or … Continue Reading Life Is Pass or Fail
I swear, the years go by faster the older that I get. It was Christmas only last week, and it seems like Christmas of 2014 wasn’t that much longer before. … Continue Reading 2015 in Review: Who Knew?
With Mother’s Day coming, I decided to share this letter that I wrote to my mother nine years ago. For those of you who don’t know me, it’s good to remember, … Continue Reading For My Mother
There are so many miscommunications in the course of a normal day. Just small, trivial things and, yet, they can be so very frustrating. I don’t know how many times … Continue Reading Righteous Not Riotous
We pass many life milestones through the years and, at each one, we tend to not only measure our progress, but also measure ourselves against them. Like me, now, with … Continue Reading One Year of Blogging – and Still Thankful
Reality Check – In my last Divine Incarnate post, I wrote this: “I wasn’t there when they crucified my Lord, but I am here, now, when the dying are crying … Continue Reading Limited but Able
Bear with me. One weekend this summer, after having my nephews over to play on the Xbox and going to church the next day, the thought came to me that our relationship … Continue Reading Minecraft Cats and the Worship of God
God speaks to us through beauty. The more fragile or hidden the beautiful thing, the stronger the call to love. If we fail to discern or respond, then we fail … Continue Reading Here I Am
Integrity, I have heard it said, is the quality of a person whose actions correspond to his or her beliefs. So, I, who believe in Christian love and charity, ask … Continue Reading The Charity Case Tries Charity