Jesus calms the storm

A friend of mine who is very spiritual by nature has a personal license plate that reads "B-STILL." He knows we must quiet ourselves to hear what God is saying to us. In today's Gospel (Mark 4:35-41), when a storm threatens to sink their boat, Jesus' disciples wake him for help. Jesus tells the sea, … Continue reading Jesus calms the storm

A Tale of Two Easters

Last Easter, in April 2017, my wife and I spent the weekend with our youngest child in Boston, Mass., where she resided until last month. That Sunday morning I woke up first and sat facing the front windows of our daughter’s studio apartment, reading Margaret Silf’s book “Inner Compass: An Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality.” (Actually, … Continue reading A Tale of Two Easters