Category: Love and Living

Merton Monday 15

  It is easy enough to tell the poor to accept their poverty as God’s will when you yourself have warm clothes and plenty of food and medical care and a roof over your head and no worry about the rent. But if you want them...

A Few Jumbled Thoughts on Loving Others

A Few Jumbled Thoughts on Loving Others

I think I’m still trying to recover from the past two weeks. Sorry I’m not more coherent than I am… A year or two ago my folks were in town for a visit, and during a drive to get burgers with my dad, he reminisced for...

Merton Monday 10

Only the will of God is indefectible. Every other freedom can fail and defeat itself by a false choice. All true freedom comes to us as a supernatural gift of God, as a participation in His own essential Freedom by the Love He infuses into our...

We Gotta Water My Piggy

I was in the shower Friday morning, with my head in the stream, trying to recover from sleep deprivation, when I heard the almost intelligible voice of my youngest daughter. “Whaaat?” I asked loudly, not unkindly, as I stood upright, wiping my eyes harder than any...