Community and Tradition, Contemplation & Spirituality, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Thy True Self

“For me to be a saint means to be myself. Therefore the problem of sanctity and salvation is in fact the problem of finding out who I am and of discovering my true self.” ― Thomas Merton New year's resolutions and Lenten commitments have one important common thread, they are only as effective as they are… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Thy True Self

Accompaniment, Discernment, ministry, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: The Grace of Vulnerability

“My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” I will rather boast most gladly of my weaknesses, in order that the power of Christ may dwell with me..for when I am weak, then I am strong."2 Cor. 12:9-10 What does it mean to be vulnerable? From its Latin root, this word… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: The Grace of Vulnerability

Discernment, Lay Ministry, Scripture Reflection, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Good and Faithful Servant

"A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one-- to each according to his ability..." Mt 25: 14-30  Today's Gospel reading, if only taken on its surface, can leave us with a challenging understanding of… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Good and Faithful Servant

#Discipleship, Prayer, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Work Harder, Pray More

In light of upcoming elections, many of us have spent time considering our options, weighing the consequences and praying that not only our nation survives but can address necessary issues. As difficult as this election year has been, I am reminded that my faith, though resting solely in Christ, cannot remain isolated from the reality… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Work Harder, Pray More

Contemplation & Spirituality, Contentment, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Unfulfilled Potential

"Consult not your fears but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what is still possible for you to do." Pope John XXIII Recently I had one of the most surprisingly profound conversations on this idea… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Unfulfilled Potential