AN EXPRESS STATIONS OF THE CROSS

Jesus, living love of God the Father, you went to the desert to fast and pray, Before you took up the cross and gave your life on Calvary. As we walk with you during this holy season of Lent, Help us to find a little desert each day, to fast from the busy-ness of life, …

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victory

Every day is a battle with a bombardment of thoughts, and many are good thoughts. Those who are closest to me know that there are moments when I get intractably frustrated, and that intractable frustration is directed at my self. I have difficulty finding things like my keys, phone and wallet. My office looks like …

what people are saying.

I have successfully eliminated the phrase "people are saying," from effective communication in my parish. Parishioners now understand that "someone said..." or "so-and-so said...." or the aforementioned, "people are saying that...," act like noise cancelling earphones when these phrases preface any so-called "constructive" criticism. I don't listen to this kind of blather anymore. The only …