In a shadowy recess of the Basilica of Ste. Anne de Beaupré, I caught sight of a dimly lit bas-relief and felt myself drawn to it… and even changed by … Continue Reading First Friday and the Will of St. Francis
Living without the use of my arms is… well, odd. Because of my genetic muscle-wasting disease, there are things that I just can’t do anymore. This post is not about … Continue Reading Making the Sign of the Cross: an Opening
Joy is a thing with wings that flies ever to its source; and if that source is love, how beautiful its course. Like a bird cupped gently in the hands, … Continue Reading Pregnant
Margaret, a blind, crippled, deformed dwarf[i] is my choice of facilitator for the First Friday of this month.[ii] One thing that I have always known is that I am loved. … Continue Reading First Friday and Knowing Love
Unknown to each other, unheard of in distance of time, with what might as well be a universe than an ocean between their two lands, men with spiritual eyes and spiritual … Continue Reading The Navajos and Saint Patrick
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
Eternity is not only about life after death, like heaven and hell. Eternity is also here and now. For, if eternity has no beginning and no end, then it’s already … Continue Reading Talk the Talk – Walk the Walk?
Saying that God told him to leave, NFL hopeful Adam Muema walked out of the combines workout last Sunday. “(God) told me to sit down, be quiet, and enjoy the … Continue Reading God Told Me to Do It, Religious People in the Media, and the Truth about Prayer