When we feel that our future is lost, we stand as a leper before the Lord.
If we are going to pray, we must speak to God what we think and how we feel. That can make things ugly.
When we speak the truth, the demons around us emerge.
We can find ourselves in a standoff with God about who deserves God’s love and mercy.
God may be asking us to be the agent through whom another person recognizes God’s call.
If we wish to be authentic to the life and message of Jesus, we must be non-violent people.
Every experience that God gives us has a purpose, and in time that purpose will emerge.
Simeon had a bucket list, and there was only one thing on it.
Christmas has been difficult, disappointing, and dangerous from the beginning.
Mary’s Annunciation gives us insights into our call as well.
Jesus keeps stretching us to recognize our connection to the least among us.
If we wish to be comforted, we must surrender to the Comforter.