Category Archives: Christianity
“Not every day is good, but there’s something good in every day.” Anonymous Several months ago, in the throes of a painful breakup, I went to a grief workshop at a local retreat center. I’m sure it did me good– … Continue reading
After leaving my church’s peace-filled prayer garden on Good Friday I had a feeling of good will towards all, and drove over to the library to pick up a couple books. Waiting in line for the librarian, I noticed the … Continue reading
It’s Good Friday. I used to be Catholic, but no longer. Yet Holy Week still feels sacred to me and on Good Friday I like to do the Stations of the Cross in the big overgrown garden behind the rectory … Continue reading
Good evening, crickets, little pinpricks of sound in the night. My meditation partners.
A kid walks into the office of Father Greg Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries, in the heart of LA’s gang district. He’s fresh from prison. Tattooed from ear to ear with his forehead emblazoned with, “F**k the World,” he leans … Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but I’m having a tough time dealing with all the natural disasters lately, not to mention the Vegas shooting and the rumblings from North Korea and all the other shit going on in the White … Continue reading
Can you imagine being completely paralyzed except for your left eye? I just saw this movie called “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.” Based on the reviews, it sounded pretty depressing. But I like movies that dig down deep. And … Continue reading
She was hunched over in her nursing home wheelchair in a tiny room between the kitchen and main dining room, at a small round table. She’d lost the use of her voice and her limbs, and needed feeding. I’d say … Continue reading
O Lord of all Eternity, You stood and calmed the wind and sea. You calmed the storms inside of me. And now I find my rest in Thee.