“God is in the Details”

So, I have to give credit where credit is due. My friend, Mary Ann, just gave me the title for this post when I told her this story a few minutes ago. Listen to this. As often happens, I got busy with the end of the school year activities, work, and life in general and again …

A Good Man

Today my uncle David passed away. My uncle was addicted to alcohol and drugs. He spent years drinking and taking all kinds of drugs. He became homeless. People would shun him on the streets. He was arrested countless times for public intoxication. He was in and out of prison many times for this - but …

Walking between Worlds at Christmas

One week ago today, I was driving along and reflecting on my day when one of my favorite Christmas songs came on the radio, “Love came down at Christmas. Love all lovely, Love Divine.” It felt as if I had walked between many worlds on this particular day.  In fact, I walk between worlds most …

The Scarecrow and The Body of Christ

Going back to school after time off is difficult, even when it’s just been a three day weekend. No matter how hard we try to plan the night before, it’s always a mad scramble to get out the door in the morning. There's the litany of questions: "Did you feed the bird?”; “Do you have your …

“The Word of God is Volatile”

  “The word of God is volatile.  It is unpredictable.  It produces a zeal that can be a little embarrassing.” I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard the priest at Mass yesterday. “Yes,” I thought to myself.  “It certainly is. I can’t believe I am writing a blog in the public domain  about my spiritual …