Summer Hiatus

At the end of June, I completed three years of writing this blog. I feel that it is time for me to take a break from posting my reflections. Rather than say that this is the end, let me just note this time as a temporary hiatus. I will reconsider blogging again in September. Blessings … More Summer Hiatus

Summer Reading

In these already very hot days of summer, the only living thing that thrives on my lanai is this desert rose plant. Even early mornings and late evenings are too hot for rocking and reading. However, in the cooler interior, I have been making the time for reading books that I will suggest for my … More Summer Reading

Calendar for June

What we do now, or don’t do now, is going to have enormous consequences for the future: the immediate future of our own children, and the future of all generations that come after us. (Thomas Berry, Sacred Moments)

Standing with Those Who Are Oppressed

In this second of three sessions on liberation theology and spirituality, we move from Peru (Gustavo Gutiérrez) and Brazil (Leonardo Boff) to the El Salvador of the 1980s. The overall theme is “salvation, suffering, and martyrdom.” Setting the context historically and geographically is important if we are to read and interpret the Scriptures from the … More Standing with Those Who Are Oppressed