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.
Soul Seeing: Ashes are a sign of our deepest desire: transformation. They are a sign that we want to live in the freedom of Jesus Christ.
Soul Seeing: I was standing in a shabby, windowless office, trying to convince Lucia to give up her baby. What right did I have to do this? What was I doing here?
Soul Seeing: God did not create the human body. How can a perfect, loving, all-powerful God create something so fragile, temporary, slow to learn?