Buddhism and Ignatian spirituality have many fascinating parallels.
God’s presence dwells in everything. God gives life and being and existence to everything, so finding God in all things is just a matter of opening your eyes!
I overheard a man say that he knows he is following God when he is suffering. Is this true? Is suffering a measure of our faithfulness to God?
Jean Valjean teaches us that uncovering reality at all costs is the greatest thing that can bring healing from God.
Not long ago I had an unexpected encounter of God: amidst the pains and fears of imminent food poisoning.
An online cartoon and Rent both speak about the universal fear of losing one’s dignity. It comes with aging, sickness, and stigma. Who will care for me? Who will love me?
“Jesus, you’re weak.” Could you imagine if someone said that to our Lord and Saviour? If someone, even you, walked up to him in person and said those words? But the reality of it is… It’s true.
There’s a music minister at my church who loves to say “Yay!” after singing. Something as simple as a proclamation of “yay” not only reminds us that joys can be found in our life, but it reminds us that expression to God can be as simple as one word.
Thursday’s ruling by the Supreme Court which upheld President Obama’s health care law (the Affordable Care Act) created many knee-jerk reactions and divisive responses. I wondered how Jesus might respond to the ruling so I wrote a reflection for Busted Halo.