What Dreams May Come

What Dreams May Come

Modern dream interpretation is based on psychology and our understanding of the unconscious mind. If I were going to take a shot at interpreting Nebuchadnezzar’s dream as Daniel does in today’s first reading, I would suggest that he fears the loss of his power, that...
Preparing the Way

Preparing the Way

God delights in us because He loves us. We do not need to do anything to earn His love—in fact, there is nothing we COULD do to earn it. But how can we thank him? How can we praise Him? How can we share this gift of love with others? Read the rest at the link below or...
A Life Ruled by Fear

A Life Ruled by Fear

I first encountered the story of the Passion of St. John the Baptist in the Bible I received from my godparents when I made my First Holy Communion.  I sometimes think I am remembering wrong because the horrifying picture of his head on a platter seems like an image...
Promises To Keep

Promises To Keep

I like to think that Martha and Mary are modeling different spiritualities, both equally valid: Mary is contemplative, Martha is active, but both are faithful. Both believe in Jesus as the fulfillment of God’s covenant. Read the rest at the link below or on your...
In the Sight of the Angels

In the Sight of the Angels

I remain a parishioner at the church where I was baptized 55 years ago, meaning I have spent well over 2,000 Sunday mornings there. As a child, my mind and my eyes tended to wander, and the stained glass windows provided both entertainment and enlightenment, as they...
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