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The Way of Peace: Finding Rest in an Anxious World

The world is in turmoil. Everywhere, people cry, "peace, peace." But there is no peace. Our hearts are filled with anger, envy, violence, and anxiety. Every day, a tumultuous and passion-filled torrent of words and emotions gushes forth on the internet and across cable news networks. We long for rest, for tranquility, but cannot find it anywhere. In their desperation,...

Showing Up

One of the most frustrating things in the spiritual life can be our seeming lack of progress. We pray, we go to Mass, we confess, we read books---and yet we seem to have little to show for it. It is easy to get frustrated, to give up and to put our spiritual life on the backburner. Here's the thing---the spiritual life...

How to Find Peace: A Lesson from Daily Life

You may have noticed that things have been quiet around here, with few postings on the blog or Facebook---and that's because we moved on Saturday. The past week was an intense time of packing, tackling last minute chores, and now, unpacking with two toddlers constantly underfoot. Things have been rather crazy to say the least. The chaos was taken to a...

A Call to Hope

Wherever you look these days, there are causes for fear. Islamic brutality is on the march, and our brothers and sisters in the Middle East are suffering greatly. Ebola is spreading quickly, with fears it could become a global pandemic. There is conflict in the Church hierarchy leading up to the synod on the family. And much, much more. How are...