Our Western culture lacks something so much a part of Eastern culture: reverence and humility, displayed in the gesture of the bow.
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.
Sometimes giving others dignity is not just about offering money or healing, but about making eye contact with them and becoming friends.
Like Chip from Beauty and the Beast, we all have imperfections that are simply a part of who we are.
It’s a simple question that can be a powerful discernment tool.
If we’ve rejected God in life, does God give us another chance after death? Who’s in hell? Why do we picture heaven as a “reward”? Can God’s infinite mercy mean no one is in hell?
God’s messages seem to come in threes for Teresa, and in the little creatures of nature.
What is the purpose of the Year of Mercy, which begins today? Here are some ways to live out our God’s universal invitation to mercy and peace.
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.