Last Mother’s Day, my world began to change shape. After listening to a sermon about forgiveness—a message heard many times before—I felt the cracking of my shell. I went home and called my mother, with whom I had had a difficult relationship since my.
During the Lenten Season we introduce a new rhythm to our life and days. We introduce elements of prayer, meditation, fasting, and service to our daily routine and these changes have a profound effect on our lives. We become more relaxed and our days.
My Aunt Ruth was my Godmother and my best friend. She held me the day I was baptized and was present for every significant event in my life. We spoke to each other every day on the telephone. Aunt Ruth’s path through life was.
If only we could start over again … One of the iconic images of medieval times is that of a monk sitting in a scriptorium, copying old manuscripts, because the printing press hadn’t yet been invented. Monks were required to devote at least several.
As I was walking toward Union Station on my way home from work one evening last December I heard a loud and unpleasant screeching noise. The noise was unsettling, and I was getting closer to it. Finally, I realized what the noise was. Someone.