Incarnation occurs all the time, even in our decisions. We are in a whirl of confusion and feel like we’re in darkness. Advent is a time of sitting with those raw feelings and emotions because discernment begins with observation.
My name is Andy Otto. For two and a half years I was a Jesuit in the Society of Jesus. It has informed and transformed my life. I have a BA in Communication and a minor in Psychology. I love travelling, swing dancing, Disney, and have lived in Boston, New York, DC, Jamaica, and Orlando.
In the midst of a broken world, we can find hope in the season of Advent.
People are inherently good. We desire communion with all humanity, yet we create division. Changing our perspective on the world can bring peace and harmony.
Lately I’ve felt “more Christian”. Here are three ways we can grow in our Christian identity.
How would you react when you hear a strange voice come over a loudspeaker? A work of the evil spirit? A call to take refuge in God?
A new reflection series for the Year of Mercy.
Why is it okay to call a man skinny but not call a woman fat? An examination of the theological and social inscriptions on our bodies.
How others judge our bodily appearance can affect how effectively we can live out our vocation.
Re-casting consolation and desolation into a single question.