Culture and Christian Spirituality

Earlier this month, I posted “Culture and Christian Spirituality (1)” based on the book Living Mission Interculturally: Faith, Culture, and the Renewal of Praxis (2015) by Professor of Theology and Culture Anthony J. Gittins, CSSp. In Chapter 5, Gittins focuses on four major cultural variables that shape our faith and spirituality: 1) social location and … More Culture and Christian Spirituality

Sunrise

  Cloudless sky, birdsong Sun coming up over trees A bit of heaven.   Good coffee, good books Me here, still in pajamas A bit of heaven.  

Thank You, Mothers

Today in the United States, we remember mothers and express our gratitude for their lives and for their influence on our lives. I am remembering and thanking, in a special way, three of my mothers: Anna, Angeline, and Doris Rose. These are a few special memories. Mémère Anna, my paternal grandmother, was always so serious. … More Thank You, Mothers

Earth Day 2017

Today on Earth Day, I would like to share with you insights of a few ecotheologians I have been reading and a few questions for your own reflection. Q. How are we to live in our world because of God’s boundless love for creation and presence with and in it? Q. In what ways can … More Earth Day 2017

Coming Alive

Holy Saturday is a kind of “in-between” day – after the emotional highs and lows of Holy Thursday and Good Friday and before the not-yet joyful celebrations of Easter. Sometimes, the uneasiness of the day is almost palpable. Truth is, I have been experiencing this “in-the-tomb” feeling for a few weeks now. Not in pain, … More Coming Alive

Friendship

I’ve been thinking about friends a lot lately. Not TV sitcom friends or Facebook friends, but real friends. I have been blessed with friends throughout my life. Different kinds of friends at different times in my life. Some have walked with me for a short time; others, have been at my side for years. At … More Friendship