Spiritual Mysteries are Never Solved part 2

As we study the gradual evolution of humankind, we see there was an acceptance of a spiritual reality greater than themselves. They entered into a relationship with that Power, and that was the beginning of religion. That goes back 70,000 years back into the mists of antiquity. We are so indebted … [Read more...]

Spiritual Mysteries are Never Solved

An excerpt from an upcoming new book "Garbage to Treasure through Grace." Long, long ago, (this not going to be a fairy tale) I was hit by the fact that our gracious, mercy-full Father-God has an awe-full dream for us. As the scriptures tell us that the love of our Gracious God has been poured … [Read more...]

A Spiritual Journey part 2

An excerpt from an upcoming new book "Garbage to Treasure through Grace." In many families, there are the three unwritten rules. Don't think, don’t speak and don’t feel. Reiterating what St. John the Cross said, "Feelings are the language of God to the soul." We must be able to embrace all of … [Read more...]

A Spiritual Journey

An excerpt from an upcoming new book "Garbage to Treasure through Grace." The Lenten journey is our yearly journey into our encounter with and gradual acceptance of a challenging reality. That reality is summed up in the words of DeCharden, "we are spiritual beings immersed in the human … [Read more...]

Forgiveness is Good for the Soul part 2

"God's mercy is greater than our sins. There is an awareness of sin that does not lead to God but to self-pre-occupation. Our temptation is to be so impressed by our sins and failings and so overwhelmed by our lack of generosity that we get stuck in a paralyzing guilt. It is the guilt that says: … [Read more...]