Monthly Archives: January 2014

Noticing God’s Presence

On my retreat day last week, I read a story in Joan Chittister’s book, The Gift of Years, that went something like this. A seeker said to God, “Speak to me.” The meadowlark sang and he did not notice. Again, he said, “Speak to me, God.” There was a roll of thunder. But he ignored… Read more

Remember your baptism

On Sunday when we remembered our baptism, we reaffirmed our baptismal vows. We promised To turn away from sin and renounce evil and its power in the world. To turn to Jesus Christ and accept him as our Lord and Savior, trusting in his grace and love. To be Christ’s faithful disciple obeying his Word… Read more


Epiphany is that wonderful day and season when we celebrate the visit of the wise men to the Christ child and all its symbolism. Their search for the child who has been born the king of the Jews is a trip with an interesting change of direction. Over time, our lives and faith journeys also… Read more