I resided in a relatively joyless existence for the majority of my adult lifeRead more "Losing My Worst Self"
Joy is an ever-present reality to which we open wide our souls to receive, but it is also a remembering and a longing.Read more "The Impossibility of Joy (An Advent Reflection)"
For the words we use can be powerful weapons that wound, kill, and destroy, or instruments of blessing, healing, and life.Read more "When Words Kill"
I can courageously face another day, another week, another year because I have a family ready to receive me and shower me with love and acceptance.Read more "family…"
The central purpose, the grand narrative, the over-arching achievement of God is to- bring heaven and earth back together as one.Read more "Heaven: Heaven and Earth Be One"
When a loved-one in your life passes unexpectedly…everything else in the world seems to completely stop and to have very little significance. All you can do is sit in silence, mourn, and ask questions. Is this how it will be forever?Read more "tension…"