Category: Reflections

Reflections on Two Hundred Years of Herman Melville: Part II: Questing Souls at Sea by Leonard Engel

"[W]henever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people’s hats off—then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can."
February 15, 2020/by tac

Praying Is More Than Saying Words by Fran Salone-Pelletier

It takes a lot of living and dying before one begins to understand the depth of prayerfulness. It means allowing God to be the up-lifter of what we think and carry deep within us.
February 15, 2020/by tac

Christ the King by Fr. Ryan Lerner

The concern for the environment is about the creation that God has entrusted to us as stewards on behalf of others, on behalf of the entire human family with whom we share this world today and the unborn many who will one day live in it.
February 15, 2020/by tac

Rosary Catholics and a New Church by Hank Mattimore

Relearning to pray the rosary, one bead at a time.
February 15, 2020/by tac

We Live in a Safe Universe in Spite of Everything by Ed Burns

Jesus knew that we were—and are—capable of betrayal and abandonment and treachery and cruelty. But he opted to stay with us anyway, to the point where he was willing to endure the mystery of evil itself.
February 15, 2020/by tac

A Poem by Walker Storz

". . . I was / talking to his shadow / splayed / across the world . . ."
November 15, 2018/by tac

Two Poems by Walker Storz

"There are songs that / come from within ice, / there are long seasons / that sing to the body . . ."
May 15, 2018/by tac

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