Resolutions and Resistance

The New Year, for a lot of us, marks a great starting point for growth, transformation, and change.  But why is it that so many of us, elated with the idea of becoming better versions of ourselves, allow for those desires to fizzle out just a few months into the New Year?  How do we…

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Which Side Are You On?

The rulers sneered at Jesus and said,  “He saved others, let him save himself if he is the chosen one, the Christ of God.” Even the soldiers jeered at him. As they approached to offer him wine they called out, “If you are King of the Jews, save yourself.” Above him there was an inscription…

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Inspired by Greatness

It’s that time again! Olympics 2016! There is something so special about watching people achieve what seems to be the impossible, and who are so driven by hard work and dedication. Even if you are not really into watching sports, it’s hard not to get caught up in all the excitement at some point. The…

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Rejoicing in Suffering

Brothers and sisters: Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ on behalf of his body, which is the Church, of which I am a minister in accordance with God’s stewardship given to me to bring to completion…

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The Heroic Minute

This morning I got up and did something I’ve never done before:  After waking up to feed Lucia at 4:50am (a norm), I laid back in bed only to follow a moment of inspiration to get up out of bed and go for a run with our dog. Me? Awake and Active? At 5am? Usually…

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