August, 2015

All Consuming Love

All Consuming Love

The common thread in today’s readings – love. Abide in love and you will be like the faithful and prudent servant in today’s Gospel doing the will of the Father, always prepared to receive the master. (Mt 24:42-51) Paul’s words […]

Working Toward a Righteous Heart

Working Toward a Righteous Heart

I have a habit that I suspect is fairly common. Let’s say I unexpectedly see someone I’m happy to meet – say, an old friend, or someone I hope to impress. Then, after the encounter is over, as I’m looking at […]

The Value of Vulnerability

The Value of Vulnerability

In my younger days I taught sixth grade. One day, as we waited for dismissal, my students took up the topic of whether I was a better language arts teacher or math teacher. I thought I knew the answer: language […]