Good friends help us find our balance, our center, our way in life. They remind us of who we are.Continue reading
Is there a spirituality for the rest of us who are not secluded in a monastery, who don’t have it all together and probably never will?Continue reading
How do we turn our cups upwards to catch the grace that God showers on us?Continue reading
Grief and death are universal experiences we all share. They move across cultures, races, and every demographic in our societies. The sting of death can tear us apart with anger, resentment, and bitterness, and the pain of death can draw us together in love, compassion, and empathy.Continue reading
What is going on inside of us that influences or colors how we see people and the world? The answer requires a lot of prayer, grace, and introspection on our part.Continue reading
May we help bring “liberty to those who are oppressed.”
May we move in the Spirit of God’s Peace.
May there be liberty and justice for all.
May “justice roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.”
May all mean all.Continue reading
Can anyone pronounce a blessing? What is a blessing? Which things do we agree to bless, and which things do we decline to bless? Who/what does Jesus bless? Hint: God makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good and sends rain on the righteous and on the unrighteous (see Matthew 5:45).Continue reading
This is a pivotal time in our history. It is time, as people of the Way, to start mending relationships one person at a time.Continue reading
“The great paradox of solitude is that as we enter alone (silent prayer) into the sacred presence of God, we find ourselves moving closer to others, indeed to the whole human race.” – Thomas MertonContinue reading
Peacemakers are not agitators, anarchists, or traitors say Sister Joan Chittister. Rather peacemakers “call us to the best of what we are.” They are loud and quiet, and they are nonviolent and compassionate.Continue reading