Lenten Homily – 3.6.2018

Psalm 25:4-9 Matthew 18:21-35   Psalm 25 is a great pre-reading text to prepare the reader for Matthew 18.  The Psalmist is shaped by God’s great mercy and love and is appealing to God’s goodness from of old.  God has a history track, one that is consistent through and through. One principle to constantly keep…

Overcoming Family Hurts

Here are some practical tips that can help with healing family relationships:  “Choose to forgive. Holding onto a grudge will only eat you up inside and cause huge family rifts. The only thing worse than not speaking to a family member for three years is not speaking to them for three years and one day.”…

Ronald Rolheiser on Gratitude

Gratitude is the opposite of anger and we have too little gratitude in our lives. We are generally more angry than grateful. Moreover, to the extent that we even admit that we are angry, we tend to rationalize this by either dogma or cause… Ronald Rolheiser