End of Life Options for the Risen Jesus

End of Life Options for the Risen Jesus

Christ is risen, dear Trinity! Christ is risen indeed. Alleluia! Honestly, it never gets old. I hope this is my first and last line each and every day, as well as my very last in some shape or prayer-form or sigh. Perhaps unbeknownst to us, it is for everyone. It says...
End of Life Options for the Risen Jesus

The Fullness of Christ’s Resurrection

Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen, Indeed! Alleluia! Moving through these last fleeting days of Lent 2024, I am thanking God for a sense of fullness in Christ seeping through the wideness of Trinity. There is no question that we continue to lean into our values—a...
End of Life Options for the Risen Jesus

Lent as the Lengthening of Love

Lent is shorthand for the “lengthening” in Middle English, pointing to longer days as springtime arrives. While this winter has been a head scratcher, I am definitely looking forward to longer days and more sunshine. Bring on the light! In the Body of Christ, Lent...
End of Life Options for the Risen Jesus

Butterflies Flying in Formation

On a recent episode of Hidden Brain with Shankar Vedantam on National Public Radio, he interviewed neuropsychologist Lisa Feldman Barret about where feelings come from. You can find the podcast in a quick internet search. Barret has a new book called Seven and a Half...
End of Life Options for the Risen Jesus

Home for the Holidays

Merry Christmas and Blessed New Year Trinity! Last year for Christmas 2022, we surprised our young daughters with the gift of a family trip to a place that is called “the happiest or most magical on earth.” There’s a big mouse and lots of princesses, and daily flash...
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Stay Awake and Do Not Fear

Stay Awake and Do Not Fear: An Ignatian Advent There are two lines that often increase the tension (somewhat paradoxically) in Advent: The first is “Stay awake.” Be ready. Alert. Focused. Prepare the Royal Highway. Keep your lamps trimmed and burning. We do not know...