Jacob is not controlled by instinct. He is governed by a spiritual intuition.
This idea – this sacredness of place – was a kind of belief that we shared – my mother and I….
Good soil brings us back to eternity.
There is only one person, in this story, who actually acts with divine intuition.
Abraham did not tell Hagar the crucial information…
Accepting suffering is part of being Christian.
Relieving suffering is part of being Christian.
Both of these things are part of what it means to be a father.
Alive… sublime… Transcendent. Mysterious, untouchable, yet crucial.
A strange thing just happened…. It began with some purple asparagus…
The rain fell steadily, making long puddles in the parking lot of the old Catholic school.
Creation becomes “creationing” – a process that is ongoing.