Hope in the Breach – All that Could and Should Be

Hope in the Breach – All that Could and Should Be

November 3, 2020 – Election Day, the day that this country has been gearing up for since Election Day 2016.  Four years of unsettling anxiety, apprehension, bitter fragmentation, family division and drama.  And now, at long last it’s over.  Or is it?  Election...
Being Hope: an Unfinished Symphony

Being Hope: an Unfinished Symphony

The term “unfinished symphony” comes from a quote by Jesuit theologian Karl Rahner: “We are always playing the incomplete symphony of the glory of God and it is always only a dress rehearsal. But all the hardship, the always incomplete reform is not in vain, not...
Hope is Relationship

Hope is Relationship

When I get up in the morning, I look out my window and experience the vastness of the ocean, at times the sunrise, at times the clouds hiding the sun, at times, rain or snow (not too much this past winter).!  Whatever the experience, it is a sign of HOPE.  God is here...
Here’s to the Crazy Ones

Here’s to the Crazy Ones

“All hope is outrageous” declared the retreat master, and he went on to quote Jack Kerouac’s poem. I didn’t catch all of it; I was too busy with Isaiah versus Kerouac in my mind. “Outrageous” and “crazy” seemed appropriate to the times and my present situation. Here I...
Remembering as Prayer: the Dance of Light and Shadow

Remembering as Prayer: the Dance of Light and Shadow

First and foremost – Happy Anniversary, Hope And so let us put ourselves in the hands of God and pray our remembering. Yes our prayer is an act of remembering, but not for the sake of nostalgia, but for the sake of encountering the grace of God given and received over...
They’re Playing Our Song

They’re Playing Our Song

Weddings are moments of celebration and revelation. On that day, many will learn that the couple has a piece of music they call “their song.” And, for the first time as a couple, they will dance to their song before all present. Through their song all will know them...