Tapping and Stepping into the Future

May 25, 2020

“Human beings want to feel that they are on a power walk into the future, when in fact we are always just tapping our canes on the pavement in the fog. A dose of humility would do us good in the present moment. It might also help reconcile us to the radical uncertainty in which […]

In the World, Not of the World

May 18, 2020

When we are in the world, of the world,[1] we see through our personal lenses, through the suffering we’ve borne, through our culture’s lens, through our own subjective self-image. But when we view everything through Christ’s eyes, then we begin to see the truth, to see what is real and true, not our own personal […]

The Lessons of the Coronavirus

May 11, 2020

The coronavirus in the United States is highlighting the huge differences between the poor and lower middle classes and the rest of our country. It is focusing our attention on the elderly in senior living centers where the virus can affect all the patients and the staffs. It is helping us see how many more […]

“God Alone is Enough”

May 04, 2020

“Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing upset you. Everything changes. God alone is unchanging. With patience all things are possible. Whoever has God lacks nothing. God alone is enough.”   This was Teresa of Avila’s bookmark. She was a saint who lived in the 16th century, author of two books, The Way of Perfection and […]