A Little Litany for Lenten Temptations: Choose Life

I like open options. Who doesn’t? Even in my spiritual life. Sure, the Bible gives us a moral roadmap for life's big temptations, but once we accept its framework as truth, a zillion miniscule options are still a matter of choice. A menu of spiritual options presents itself each year the week or so before … Continue reading A Little Litany for Lenten Temptations: Choose Life

When Defending the Right to Life, Choose Beauty. Choose Love.

The anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade provides a yearly opportunity to consider the aftermath of the landmark Supreme Court decision. The court's ruling has made a political battleground of human life's earliest stages. Abortion is the most intimate of issues, piercing the into heart of our deepest questions concerning freedom, … Continue reading When Defending the Right to Life, Choose Beauty. Choose Love.

Luther and the Little Way: A Gradual Gift from a Catholic Conversion

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation has concluded.  The year provided many occasions for dialog, discussion and defense of each side of the Catholic-Protestant divide. I've been an invested observer, having been received into the Catholic Church over a decade ago after a lifetime as an active Evangelical, but I'm unqualified to spar with theologians … Continue reading Luther and the Little Way: A Gradual Gift from a Catholic Conversion