Is there enough good for all of us?
Manning the gates against children.
The real threat that Jesus exposes in this text is the hidden envy brewing in the disciples’ hearts.
Too far for comfort.
A wink of the eye.
Undermining Jesus’s call to love.
We too are blind.
Table waiters to all creation.
Remembering the body of Christ for a hurting world.
Taken, blessed, broken, given, spoken.
Eucharistic abundance in the Meal from Below.
Risking vulnerability through boundaries.
A young seductress or victim?
Rebirth of mission.
Rattlesnakes, Chicago, fear, and faith.
That pesky mustard seed.
A new frame for the family portrait.
Tragedy in the Street Psalms community.
Is Matthew 28:19-20 the “Great Commission? Is it the text that should guide how we understand God’s mission? Could it be that the near canonization of the term has actually caused damage to our understanding of the Christian mission?
…because you already are…
Making eye contact with Jesus.
When it comes to life’s deepest mysteries, experience trumps explanation every time!
Easter becomes for us an opportunity for heightened awareness of the great gift of living truth that has been bestowed upon us.
How often I find myself living like the Pharisees, not able to rest in the holy silence of Saturday, not allowing it to simply be what it is.
I have loved ones in hard places, and the hardest place of all may be the place of abandonment.
The complicated triumph of coming home to self.
“… if it dies, it produces many seeds.” Jesus utters these words in anticipation of his own death – and Sugar’s.
The day my father changed everything.
He creates a new temple in its place – an abode of mercy that is himself. This is the heart of the Gospel!
We didn’t know what Love would entail.
Traveling with courage.
Too soon to blow the cover?
“I have the power to kill.”
Perhaps a more revealing question than “what does Jesus see in them?” is “what do they see in this Jesus?”
The sacred is hidden inside the profane, wanting to be discovered!
Perhaps the greatest of all the miracles is not that God loves us, but that God actually likes us.
We too live in unstilled worlds. Unto us a child has been born, inarticulate, unable to speak a word – the Word.
In the Spanish language the verb esperar means both “to hope” and “to wait.” It is a beautiful Advent verb.
She reminds us that transformation is not something that we can either will or work into existence – ever.
Dangerous divine leveling.
In Mark we get a smelly guy yelling – dressed like a nutcase. Right from the opening verses. “Repent!” Literally, “get a different mind!” Wake up!
How much and how many can we care about before our hearts grow sleepy?