Category Archives: Spirituality

A Spiritual Number

There are seven days in a week and as many Catholic sacraments. Along with seven seas is the Seventh Day Adventists, as many colors in a rainbow, or notes in a musical scale, or phases of the moon, or bodily … Continue reading

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A Prayer during Times of Trial

“My [child], when you come to serve the LORD, stand in justice and fear, prepare yourself for trials. Be sincere of heart and steadfast, incline your ear and receive the word of understanding, undisturbed in time of adversity. Wait on … Continue reading

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“Integrity”

“A good tree does not bear rotten fruit, nor does a rotten tree bear good fruit. For every tree is known by its own fruit. For people do not pick figs from thornbushes, nor do they gather grapes from brambles. … Continue reading

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“Both/And”

Love your enemies. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the energies of prayer for that person. If someone slaps you in the face, stand there and take it. If someone grabs your shirt, gift-wrap your best coat … Continue reading

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“Just Do It!”

The Gospel according to St. Luke “Coming down off the mountain with them, [Jesus] stood on a plain surrounded by disciples, and was soon joined by a huge congregation from all over Judea and Jerusalem, even from the seaside towns … Continue reading

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Saying “Yes” with the Holy Spirit

She’s the underrated of the three. I’m talking about the Holy Spirit. You hit your thumb with a hammer and whose name is mentioned? One of the other two. You confess your misuse of one of those names when you … Continue reading

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Life 101

This is one of the easiest homilies for me to write. The first question asked of you today is, “What is the ‘original sin’ of Adam and Eve” that has plagued every single one of us for centuries? The answer … Continue reading

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“Follow The Fellow” Called Jesus

“Look, look, look to the rainbow, Follow the fellow who follows a dream.” Continue reading

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Jesus’ Wine

And Jesus said to them, “Draw some out now and take it to the headwaiter.” So they took it to him. When the headwaiter tasted the water which had become wine, and did not know where it came from (but … Continue reading

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Johnny & JC: Best Friends

We know them respectfully as John the Baptist and Jesus Christ. We honor them whenever the Mass calls for it. But these two people were, indeed, people. Just like you and me. Their mysterious lives slowly unfold, just like ours. … Continue reading

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