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.
“Be still and know that I am God!” (Psalm 46:11).
Growing up Catholic nobody taught me to listen to God. Parents and teachers taught me to talk to God. They said prayer was praising God, telling him you love him or you’re sorry, asking God for something and then thanking him whether you got it or not. The only person who suggested that prayer was listening to God was my Uncle Barney, who was a Protestant, and I didn’t pay attention to him because he was Protestant, what did he know?
Soul Seeing: God can be found everywhere and in any medium, even on a shallow, time-sucking social media site like Facebook.
Soul Seeing: If you had leprosy and lost almost everything, would you still be able to smile and do a dance to a silent tune of gratitude?
Soul Seeing: News of Chicago Cardinal Joseph Bernardin's death brought the city of broad shoulders to its knees.