Air in the Tires

Sometimes when I drive around town I have this odd habit of checking out other cars’ tires. Sometimes they are low and really could use more air, sometimes they are nearly flat, and sometimes they are right where they should be, nice and plump and full of air. Most people know that when a car’s […]


When I Am Weak, then I Am Strong.

I had the great privilege and blessing of spending my spring break with the Sisters of Life. (Yep, I spent my spring break at a convent. Best decision ever.) I could probably write 100 posts about all my experiences, but right now I will talk about the grace that is currently the most evident to […]

rend your heart

Rend Your Heart.

“Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God.” – Joel 2:12-13 I don’t know about you but actually rending my heart sounds a bit painful.  Good thing that wasn’t what Joel was […]

And the Word Became Flesh

  The central and, one might add, foundational, mystery of Christianity is the mystery of the Incarnation. Christians believe that God became man, that the transcendent God entered into time and space and became one of us, that “the Word became flesh and dwelt among us” (Jn. 1: 14). God submitted himself to all the […]