Friday, 27 January 2012 00:00
We know that Jesus did many things in the course of his ministry that astonished people. He healed the sick, gave sight to the blind, turned water into wine, and even raised Lazarus from the dead. It's no wonder that people were drawn to him since he performed such works of wonder. Were they interested in his special powers or the message behind those powers?
Friday, 20 January 2012 00:00
Sometimes, we think we are too old to make a dramatic change in our lives. Maybe I should just speak for myself. I tend to think that I need to keep doing what I’m doing to advance my career, provide for my family, and secure my future. Starting over, following a new dream … well, it just seems like it might be too late for that.
Friday, 06 January 2012 00:00
I was reading about the concept of an “epiphany” (lower case “e,” not the liturgical celebration), and was struck by this comment:
Friday, 23 December 2011 00:00
People have been trying to describe and define the incarnation of God in Jesus since, well, since it happened. It’s a tough project — trying to use finite human language to contain the presence of an infinite God in a finite human body. How could a single human frame possess the unfathomable love of God? The question, at least for me, bends the mind.