Last spring, The Atlantic published a series of articles under the headline of “Choosing my Religion.” The articles are diverse in scope, covering the mass exodus of millennials from organized religion, personal struggles under religion’s expectations, and one compelling series where readers responded to the question: “What was your biggest religious choice?” I have read countless articles … Continue reading Following My Father’s Example
I don’t have anything too important to say this week so I decided to post the recipe to one of my favorite dishes instead. Who doesn’t like a good meal right? This dish is very basic and I am sure it has been made in your house from time to time. I call it the … Continue reading Making a Working Man’s Casserole
In fact, when I think about women in society, I often think about their working hands. Those hands that are behind the scenes, unnoticed, unappreciated, and too often overworked. Hands that teach, create, correct, and love. Continue reading Dear Women, Thank You.
Pope Francis recently said that when people don’t put down their phones in the home, it is the start of a war. “When there’s no dialogue at home when we’re at the table and instead of talking everyone is on their phone … it’s the start of war because there is no dialogue.” Lately, I’ve been … Continue reading Cat Videos, Pope Francis, and Lessons Learned from my Cell Phone
After all of that, I sat down to process. I ended up with a poem that brings me joy every time I read it. It may not end up in the anthology of the world’s greatest poems, but if I were to compile a collection of my own, this one would certainly be included. Continue reading Simon’s Thoughts
In prayer, we ask, plead with and talk to what we have never seen. And to all of us doubting, Jesus only answers: “Have you come to believe because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed” (John 20:29). Continue reading Blessed Are Those
It may not be naïve after all to believe there are times in human history where we remember we belong to each other. It seems to me that when we forget that truth we should make time in our lives to come back together again and give thanks. Continue reading A Thanksgiving Story