What is spiritual reading, and what are some good books to be read in this way? Here is my reflection on that, and some suggested books.
What does Jesus' baptism mean for him and for us? He is beloved. And so are we. Here is my sermon on Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 for the Baptism of Our Lord.
Elizabeth offers to Mary what so many in our world long for today: The simple gift of a blessing. Here is my sermon on Luke 1:39-45.
As we fly through this stressful, unpredictable year, Henri Nouwen offers a wonderful metaphor and image to cling to, that we can trust the Catcher.
Henri Nouwen reminds of the importance of solitude in our lives of faith by asking a question based on the life of Jesus: "Where is your night?"
What does a pandemic and an unexpected prison stay have in common? Quite a bit, it turns out, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer's "Letters and Papers from Prison" has a lot to teach us as we live through this pandemic.
Learning from Henri Nouwen to be faithful to my vocation to "do well the few things that I am called to do."
If you could fix one thing that is wrong about our world, what would it be? I recently asked groups of middle-schoolers this question, and here are a few of their answers: “Violence in schools” “Climate change” “Terrorism” “World hunger” “Deforestation” “Communism” “Nuclear Armageddon” I’m not sure what I was worried about in middle school,…