Reflections of a mom
Apr 28 2016
What would I want for our two boys? The answer: That they know their gifts as blessings from God, work hard to cultivate these gifts and never use their gifts to put people down but to lift people up.
Lullaby and Good Night
Apr 18 2016
In the busyness of our lives, as we balance school and work and meals and homework and play, some days fly by, while others creep slowly on.
Human beings, not doings
Apr 13 2016
It’s easy for most of us to simply take life for granted. We are. Life is. We often miss the miracle of simply being.
First Thoughts on "Amoris Laetitia"
Apr 08 2016
Will Amoris Laetitia end all debate on these matters? Hardly. But it does indeed represent a deft and impressive balancing of the many and often contradictory interventions at the two Synods on the Family
Bill Nye is not the Philosophy Guy
Apr 05 2016
The physical sciences can reveal the chemical composition of ink and paper, but they cannot, even in principle, tell us anything about the meaning of Moby Dick or The Wasteland.
Focusing on the common good
Apr 04 2016
The common good is not the sum of all the individual goods, nor is it a utilitarian kind of greatest good for the greatest number of people.
Mary’s example in fighting terrorism
Apr 01 2016
Mary is a beautiful example of looking for Christ, even as others want us to bring life to a halt or make us fearful and suspicious of one another.