Tag Archive: reflections

All Things New: A Passiontide Reflection

“The deluge comes forth, blood and water pouring forth from the cup that overflows, to the last drop, to the farthest extent, to the breaking point of the Unbroken One for those broken beings who do not know what they are doing…”

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Song of Exiles: A Reflection on the New York City Draft Riots of 1863

“It will be a song that makes all hearts one, and makes all eyes see kinship in the eyes of others…”

Born in Your Heart: Mary’s ‘Yes’ and Why It’s Relevant Today

“Maybe this Christmas it is time to turn our eyes away from the Bethlehem of 2000 years ago and the manger there and realize that Christ wants and needs to be born in us today…Can we stand with Mary this Christmas and say ‘yes’?”

The Many Faces and Phases of St. Francis of Assisi: From Soldier, to Beggar, to Troubadour, to Saint

“But as his faith and fate converged and intervened like the inseparable ivy vines that cling and climb upwardly, attaching themselves to a towering tree or a castle’s tall, fortified walls, he was inspired to veer off his former course and peruse a heavenly path…”

Light Reflecting Light: A Lord of the Rings Fan-Fiction Story

“She dreamed of him leaving… traveling on far, distant paths she had never seen. Despair and destiny entwined deep in his heart…”

Star Trek & Me: Growing Up in the Final Frontier

“Each time I watched an episode or read a novel, I was transported out of my living room…and taken on an exciting adventure in space aboard the U.S.S Enterprise…”

Waiting Room

“Was Christ before me in this waiting room, gazing out through smoke-seared eyes and mumbling through drug-cracked lips?”