Tag Archives: Faith

Maintain Your Defenses

This is a photo of the Tantallon Castle.  It was once, as castles are built to be, a strong defense against those who wish to harm the people living inside the castle walls.  The thing about castles, as can be … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from Martha and Mary?

There are some who use this story to lambaste Martha and praise Mary telling us to learn from Martha’s mistake and Mary’s example. I think that is overly simplistic. Both Martha and Mary were doing good things.  The situation, however,

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Why Are You Dressed Like That? Part 3

Welcome to: Why are you dressed like that? Part 3.  This is a series of entries motivated by a young girl who visited us at St Francis Church and said to me: Why are you dressed like that? First, I … Continue reading

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Why Are You Dressed Like That? Part 2

Welcome to: Why are you dressed like that? Part 2.  This is a series of entries motivated by a young girl who visited us at St Francis Church and said to me: Why are you dressed like that? 

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The Atonement

The Atonement is about us being one with God.  In fact, a good way to understand the word is – At-One-Ment.  If the word atonement is all about being one with God why do so many people fight about what … Continue reading

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The Eighth Station – Weep for Your Children

The Eighth Station of the Cross – Jesus Speaks to the Women Not long ago

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Agua Potable – Agua Viva

People typically do not think much of water.  One of the great benefits of living in a western country is a seemingly endless supply of clean water to drink, bath in,

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Pie de la Cruz

Pie de la Cruz – no, not an exotic dessert –

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Facing the Wind

Most people who are facing as strong of a headwind as the man of this statue would turn around, quit, go inside and wait, or do just about anything but keep walking into the wind.  Not having to face the … Continue reading

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I Want a Better Prayer Life

I want a better prayer life.  The first response to such a statement (at least among people of faith) is frequently, “Don’t we all.”  This desire for better prayer lives is

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