Spirituality

dedicated to my kid brother Why are you here? Where have you come from? I don’t know you, or at least I don’t recognize your face. I didn’t plan to …

Why are Christ’s followers called Christians? It’s not the same reason why we call those who conform to Buddha’s teachings Buddhists, those who act according to Marx’s doctrine Marxists, and …

Three of my cousins will soon become mothers. For two of them, it’s the first time. One of them could even risk her life: a risk she would be willing …

Psalm 8 “When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers…”, the stars: notes delicately scratched on the silky heavens; when I see mighty Orion battling the Bear …

April 1994. Immaculée Ilibagiza was stuffed into a 3×4 foot bathroom together with seven other Tutsi women fleeing the Rwanda genocide.   She would stay there for three months barely able …

  What happens when somebody asks you to do something you’ve never done? Depending on what it is, to respond with nervousness can be quite natural. This is at least …

  I punch him in the arm. Hard, but not with all I’ve got. “You idiot,” I say, “don’t forget to look both ways before you cross the street.  Remember …

“Where your treasure is…” (Luke 12:34)  Our hearts all seek something, but what is it? Many of us pray for healing, to find a job, for the strength to forgive …

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