Soul Seeing: I eat a sloppy joe in the community kitchen with my classmate Morrie, bishop of Paris, Kan., then follow him around as he talks with guests.
Soul Seeing: Until three weeks short of my 74th birthday, I had never spent a night in a hospital. Then along came prostate cancer.
Soul Seeing: I read something so powerful the other day that I can't get it out of my mind.
Soul Seeing: It wasn't until I was 50 and was frank with a couple of contemporaries that I learned I had been a normal Catholic boy.
Soul Seeing: The story of the good Samaritan has always challenged me. My bottom line is: Do I regularly help the guy out of the ditch or not?
Soul Seeing: The weeks after we celebrate Easter remind us that the God who suffered and died for us is still present in our suffering.
Soul Seeing: Life shrinks each of us. We find ourselves only when we lose ourselves. It isn't easy.
Soul Seeing: Could it be that a good quantity of human loneliness is due to an absence of poetry?
Soul Seeing: One of the great spiritual visionaries of our time was recently on the college campus where I work.
Soul Seeing: St. Francis of Assisi said to preach the Gospel, "sometimes even with words." Caregivers don't need words. Their lives are a sermon.