As part of my Lenten discipline, I made myself join a gym. For many years I have seen the Lenten fast, not as a “giving something up”, but as a “taking something on”. And this year, after being diagnosed with … Continue reading
Holy Saturday spirituality is for in-between times. By that virtue alone, it is a holy day among holy days. Author and theologian Frederick Buechner writes that The ancient Druids are said to have taken a special interest in in-between things … Continue reading
I have found that when I approach my Pagan neighbours with respect, more often than not they are respectful towards me. And when I listen in order to understand, they are happy to enter into conversation and are open to … Continue reading
The confession of Nicaea is not merely information to believed, but it is the relational logic for the life of the Church, which itself is nothing other than our collective participation in the divine dance. Our preaching of the gospel … Continue reading
Lord Jesus, Master of both the light and the darkness, send your Holy Spirit upon our preparations for Christmas. We who have so much to do seek quiet spaces to hear your voice each day. We who are anxious … Continue reading
Most people in this world are religious, even if they are secular. It is an attitude. It is made up of walls and barriers. The construction of a self rightous mask we all have. Screening John’s gospel leaves one the … Continue reading
The Speechless Boy. From my nephew Jack, following a youth mission trip to Haiti.