Soul Seeing: The brain is a terrible thing. One in four Americans, from babies to retired football players, suffers from a brain disorder each year. And that's just now.
"Raise your hand when you hear a beep," the nurse instructed me. She held the testing device in my ear and I waited for a beep.
"Nothing?" she inquired.
"No," I answered, hoping the instrument wasn't working. But I never got to raise my hand that morning because I never heard a beep.
Soul Seeing: Forgiveness is the only way to begin anew, and Pope Francis has proven how much he appreciates its healing value.
Easter reflection: Holy Week spurs us to recall that first Easter morning dawning on a world not unlike our own.
Good Friday reflection: How could God allow the Holocaust to happen? one survivor wondered. When he saw Michelangelo's "Pieta," all became clear.
Soul Seeing: The trouble with the crucifix is we no longer see it, but rather filter the image through our eyes of faith.
Lenten reflection: Guilt has, over the years, gotten a bum rap. Guilt does, in fact, serve a useful purpose.
Lenten reflection: The weeks of Lent are rough, and sometimes, choosing how to spend your Lent is even rougher.
Soul Seeing: A workshop on suffering gave one man a realization he won't soon forget.
Soul Seeing: There is more than one way to look at anything. And two things can be true at the same time.