This simple daily ritual reminds us of our hallowed nature and that all we have can be used for love and service.
Buddhism and Ignatian spirituality have many fascinating parallels.
How about a New Year’s purpose instead of a “resolution”? A look at purpose from two perspectives.
So what if I want white wine with beef or red with chicken? Our culture tries to conform to the expectations and the “supposed-to’s” of the status quo. Are we trying to be something we’re not?
The idea of impermanence is an important understanding in many faiths such as Buddhism or Christianity. We came with nothing and will leave with nothing. So what lasts?
I tend not to think about the bodily language we use to describe feelings. But feelings are just that, physical feelings occurring somewhere in our bodies. Let’s explore two such places: the heart and the gut.
Inculturation Throughout the history of Jesuit missionary work we find evidence of our modern term “inculturation”, otherwise known as “accommodation”. This concept not only helps missionaries meet indigenous peoples where […]
A couple Sundays ago I went with a friend to her non-denominational church. They always have great music and good sermons. Before the pastor began to preach, a lady went to the podium to talk about the community’s 40-day Lenten series that has been underway. She began to talk about […]
The other morning I got myself out of bed to go to a 9am weekday Mass at a local church just a few minutes from where I live. When I got there I noticed there was a cantor and organist present. Odd, I thought, for a daily Mass. As the […]