HIM

None of us like being shouted at. When they were younger my children would sometimes start texting in all uppercase. This is shouting. “Turn the caps lock off or I am going away,” I would say. A few weeks ago, we were talking in the office about whether the pronouns...

Let’s

If we were saying this line to a friend we would say, “Come on, let’s go and adore Him!” Well, we probably would not use “adore” at all but we will get to that next week. Let’s is an invitation or, sometimes, a command. Let’s grab some lunch; let’s see what is going...

O come let us adore Him

Advent is almost upon us. We move from the celebration of Christ the King to the journey to Christmas. From splendor to a dust road. “O Come let us Adore Him” are familiar words at Christmas. We can imagine the visitors who would greet Jesus talking and...

Sticky Saints

I have a few favorite Saints and one of them is Hilda of Whitby who we celebrate this week. She founded some monasteries on the Northeast Coast of England in the seventh century. Not very promising, you might think. Except that this was one of the golden ages of...

What are you looking at?

One of my real wake-up moments in life (and I have mentioned this before so please bear with me) was the day I was walking through London, feeling defeated by life when I saw a blade of grass poking up in the space between two paving stones. In the middle of all of...