You can find the complete list of favorites in the menu on this site. Here are my top 15 favorite photos, books, films, and PBS series of 2018. Photographs Books Glen, Genevieve. Sauntering through Scripture: A Book of Reflections. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2018. Hyman, Mark. Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? New York: … More Fifteen Favorites of 2018
So many inspiring and moving readings on Christmas Day! I apologize for taking these words out of their beautiful context, yet I quote them for our reflection today. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom, a light has shone. (Isaiah 9:2) … More Merry Christmas!
In this second week of Advent, we continue to read from the prophet Isaiah: I will put in the wilderness, the cedar, the acacia, the myrtle, and the olive. I will set in the desert the cypress, the plane, and the pine so that all may know, and all may consider and understand that the … More Trees in the Wilderness
Advent emphasizes themes of BEING ALERT, WAITING, and HOPE. How hard we find it to wait – in slow-moving traffic, in lines at the bank or grocery store, for an anticipated check in the mail. Here’s what I have been pondering during this first week of Advent. We read in Luke’s Gospel: Be alert at … More Waiting with Hope
Although the season of Advent begins only tomorrow, I am already well into the season: I am listening to my favorite album, Adviento by Jaime Cortez. The last selection of the album is especially appropriate to the Advent theme of LIGHT: “Luz del Mundo”. The composer sings it in both Spanish and English. I have … More Light in Our Darkness