God’s Word, Fertile Soil & Betty Ford

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Betty Ford died last Friday night at the age of 93. She never imagined herself anything more than the wife of a US congressman, although even that was far… Continue reading

With the Heart of a Child

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time I was a classroom teacher once. So occasionally I am tempted to point out something educational, but only when the conversation is slow. It can be impressive sometimes, but… Continue reading

Seattle, Here We Come!


Proclaim the Mighty Acts of God

Pentecost Can you tell the difference between a Christian and one who is not?  We all have noticed how the name “Christian” has gotten a lot of bad press these days, especially since… Continue reading

Witnesses to the Ends of the Earth

Ascension of the Lord If you were to visit the ends of the earth, where would that take you?  I would like to say I’ve been there and back.  I love to travel… Continue reading

Christianity … with Passion & Enthusiasm

Sixth Sunday of Easter I have noticed nobody likes to hang out with boring people, who have no idea who they are or what they believe in, who are without life and passion… Continue reading

Know Jesus, Know the Father

Fifth Sunday of Easter How long do you think it would take to get to know another person well?  You might say that depends on how much time you spend together.  Many among… Continue reading

Unless We Let Him Shepherd Us

Fourth Sunday of Easter Let’s face it.  We like being in charge.  I know I do.  It’s in our DNA.  It’s our innate drive to determine our own destiny, make our own choices,… Continue reading

To Know Him in the Breaking of Bread

Third Sunday of Easter Sometime next month, a group of our young people in 10th and 11th grade will be celebrating the sacrament of Confirmation …  I don’t remember much of my own… Continue reading

We Have Seen the Lord! Really!

First Communion 2008, Waynesboro VA. Second Sunday of Easter When Jesus appeared to his closest friends the day he rose from the dead, Thomas was not with them.  They did their best to… Continue reading

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