at Sagrada Familia

I think there are all kinds of signs that Christianity (at least in its currently dominant forms) is crumbling. Yet, I think there are signs that paying attention to and following Jesus, and gathering together to help each other do that, is increasingly popular – and important. I am suggesting […]

bronze worker emerging from manhole

Sometimes the paradoxes that seem most obviously contradictory are the ones that are so deeply true. One of the these significant contradictions is the apparently simultaneous truth that everything matters and nothing matters. At times, it would seem, wisdom leads us to clearly lean toward one or the other. Perhaps […]

sculpture of man holding boy in the air

Imagine two kinds of people who live passionately: The first type live lives of wild freedom. They hold onto everything lightly, knowing no single thing comes with a guarantee. Yet they believe that life itself is good and beautiful. They are fully present in the moment, open to caring for […]

lichen blooming

It may be early for New Year’s resolutions, I but think I may have just chosen one for myself: to savour more. This morning, in the midst of communion at church, I felt an inner nudge to take a moment to notice and savour what I was participating in. I […]