Lou with his pastor, Fr. Jacob, after his Vesting Ceremony Mass

Tomatoes and Scars

Meet Lou:   One of Lou’s favorite quotes is about scars. I would have dismissed this as merely a boy thing, but I’ve come to think of it as a human thing. As Brennan Manning once said, “On the last day, Jesus will look us over not for medals, diplomas, or honors, but for scars.” […]


Dear Stability

Dear Stability, Where have you gone? Were you ever really here? I’d like some part of you, not even necessarily all of you (though that would be fabulous). I’d like a place of my own to call home, not someplace to rent, but someplace to own. I’d like a husband, a few cute little kids […]