Behold, I Make All Things New

Behold, I Make All Things New

It is perhaps the most breathtaking and recognized line in the Book of Revelation; “Behold, I make all things new.”  It’s easy to see this scripture verse coming to life all around us these days.  The forsythia branches are bursting with flowers, Hosta’s are rising to...
Dead Man Walking – The Journey

Dead Man Walking – The Journey

Part of the certification process to be a spiritual director involved watching the 1996 movie, Dead Man Walking starring Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon. As death row inmate Matthew Poncelet (Sean Penn) was nearing his execution date he calls upon a nun, Sister Helen...
Who am I?

Who am I?

It has been about three years since we sold our house and moved into an apartment. After 22 years in the same home, I found the the whole process of moving to be a bit stressful, as we tried to figure out what to keep and what needed to be be given or tossed away....
Contemplation and Action

Contemplation and Action

What is the relation of [contemplation] to action? Simply this. He [or she] who attempts to act and do things for others or for the world without deepening his own self-understanding, freedom, integrity and capacity to love will not have anything to give...