fear

Silence

Are TVs in restaurants a distraction when our conversation dips to silence? Why is silence so uncomfortable for us? Because it reveals those things we have a hard time telling ourselves.

Perfection

Perfection personified is careful but not cautious. She burned her hands too many times before she learned to pay attention. She discovered that her greatest strengths grew out of her strongest weaknesses. Just like St Paul says: “Whenever I am weak, then I am strong.”

Finding God in Gay

I’ve never posted about controversial issues on here. Instead I seek to provide a window into a God who dwells in all creation, in the extraordinary events of our life, and in the mundane. But finding God in all things means finding God in the depths of our vulnerability, our […]

What drives you?

I hadn’t gotten a speeding ticket in 11 years. Soon after, I noticed that my slower driving was done out of fear, not a desire to be safe. Often fear dictates our actions and keeps us from fully being ourselves.

Friday the 13th

Paraskevidekatriaphobia: The fear of Friday the 13th. It’s an odd topic considering we’re in the Octave of Easter, but it’s worth addressing. There are no hard and fast explanations as to why people find Friday the 13th unlucky. Some say Friday is considered unlucky because Jesus was crucified on a […]