We all begin in mystery. When I was smaller than the period at the end of this sentence, my life’s story began. All that I cosmically and genetically am was … Continue Reading Unborn
In this season of Advent, I would like to reflect in a new and more intimate way upon the coming of Christ — God in the flesh — among us … Continue Reading Christ Is Fully Human: DNA
My mother tells me that I was conceived on the Fourth of July. She says that she remembers well the hot summer night on their back porch in the city, … Continue Reading What Does It Mean to Be Independent?
You were once smaller than a grain of rice. And, yes, you looked a little weird at this stage of your development. But, make no mistake about it – you … Continue Reading Your First Heartbeat: Human In Utero
This is a picture of you. This is what you looked like after the first day of your life. In all the billions of galaxies in the universe, there is only … Continue Reading The First Day of Your Life: Zygote