We imagine that we have arrived, that we are the smart, the strong, the good and the successful. But face to face with Jesus, we find that maybe we have made a little too much of ourselves.
Quinn G. Caldwell
Stick only with Micah 6:8, and you might think that our faith is primarily a scold, trying to hector you into behaving better so you can save the world yourself.
Being touched and blessed by Jesus may not mean our lives are suddenly successful, as society defines success.
What happens when we achieve our goals and accomplish our aims? What happens when our days of struggle give way to days of triumph? What happens when Lent relents to Resurrection?
I'd rather be a generous sinner than a parsimonious saint.
For a long time, John Lennon's famous lines from his iconic song, "Imagine," haunted me.
I'm always a little wary when a couple comes in for premarital counseling and they say they've never had an argument.
Our places of worship are places where God's mercy meets the madness of our lives.
Forgiveness and new life are ours for the asking; all we have to do is turn around.
Sisters and brothers, God wants you back. God wants us back.