Tag: life

Be Pro-All-Life

Today is the March for Life. As Christians, we are called to be life-giving. Imitators of the Father, who breathed life into creation. Disciples of Christ, who grants new life through his death and resurrection....

/ January 19, 2018

Thirty seconds in a thousand years

I first posted this a year ago today. It was a Wednesday, and it was not so cold as now. __________________________________________________________ Eighty years after the fact, you’re lying on a worn mattress with now-thin pillows...

/ November 20, 2014

Losing a friend

A very dear friend passed away about two weeks ago. He was one of the best people I know: a good friend, a loving husband and father, a sibling in Christ. He didn’t grow up...

/ November 19, 2014

When something needs to change

I won’t forget those toys in the sandbox, the ones that looked like little compact excavators. A red excavator sat across from a yellow one, and I would sit on one and my brother would...

/ August 4, 2014

Facebook’s palantir

Everyone knows what Facebook is for. Chatting with your friends in a public place. Arguing vehemently without repercussions. Posting pictures that make you look decent for a change. RSVPing, but completely without meaning it. Instant...

/ April 3, 2014

Counting to a trillion

The church is dark still. You’re early and someone left the window open. You didn’t want to come this early, but you couldn’t help it. You’re in charge of the kids this morning, and you...

/ December 12, 2013

Thirty seconds in a thousand years

Eighty years after the fact, you’re lying on a worn mattress with now-thin pillows under your sun-freckled baldspot and your hand is propped higher than the rest of you. Why? Because it’s being held by...

/ November 20, 2013