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A Thought for Christmas 2018

Monday, December 24th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized, writing | No Comments »

  Fling wide the door for Jesus’ coming. Open your soul, Stretch out the arms of your mind, Expand your heart, Run to meet the Eternal Light.   You deprive yourself of Christ if you close the door of your heart. He could force his way in if ...

Shame in the Garden

Friday, November 16th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It started so well, the relationship between our first parents and God. Each day, the Book of Genesis suggests, God, Adam, and Eve would meet in the afternoon breeze to spend time with each other talking, listening and walking through ...

The Name of the Game

Sunday, October 21st, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized, writing | No Comments »

If those who say life is a game are correct, then what kind of game is it, what is the reward for winning and what is the strategy? If life is all about achieving the greatest amount of power, material success, ...

Bearing the Cross

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized, writing | No Comments »

Jesus says that if we wish to be his disciples we should be willing to take up our cross each day (Luke 9: 23). Many people understand this as meaning that there are some sufferings which we can’t eliminate and, ...

Now for Something Different

Sunday, June 18th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Dear reader of The Bridge, Though I normally post faith reflections, this posting is different. Specifically, I want to call your attention to a project that the Midwest Jesuits have undertaken for the care of older Jesuits who are living at our ...