2015

The Larger Whole

The Larger Whole

(Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24; Psalm 25:4-5AB, 8-9, 10 and 14; Luke 1:57-66) My grandfather died decades ago, when I was a handful of years old, on New Year’s Day. I remember thinking at the time that at least he got to […]

My Spirit Exalts in God My Savior

My Spirit Exalts in God My Savior

“The Visitation” is my favorite mystery of the rosary. This part of our salvation story, begun in the readings Sunday and Monday, continues in today’s Gospel. It is easy for me to put myself in both Mary and Elizabeth’s places […]

A letter to my Lord …

A letter to my Lord …

(Sg 2:8-14; Zep 3:14-18a; Ps 33:2-3,11-12,20-21; Lk 1:39-45) My dearest Lord, The darkness is unbearable since I left you. Enticed by the false love of others, I walked away, leaving you in tears. Tempted by the father of lies, I […]

Trust in the Process

Trust in the Process

(MI 5:1-4A; PS 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19; HEB 10:5-10; LK 1:39-45) Life is all about the process. No matter what it is in life, whatever it is you are working towards, growth happens in the journey. Good things come from hard […]