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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 ...

Why Advent

Monday, December 3rd, 2018 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Advent is the season when we prepare to celebrate the great feast of Christmas, and it does so in at least three ways. First of all, it reminds us to slow down. Advent is not a season for frantic running around, ...

Looking for God in All the Right Places

Sunday, November 4th, 2018 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Jesus promised his disciples and us that he would be with us “always, until the end of time” (Mt 28:20). Fifteen hundred years later Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, said we should seek to “find God in all things.” ...

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, ...

Stories We Carry

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Once a year I visit my cousins in Washington state, and some of our conversations involve retelling stories of the family. Last year, for instance, I again heard the story of how my grandfather and his brother left Poland to ...