A Welcoming and a Homecoming

Where I live, snow is a blanket which God pulls over the earth in November and doesn’t remove until late spring. It is stunningly beautiful but often makes holiday travel somewhat treacherous and snowplows a necessity. Not only do the…

Living Water in the Lenten Desert

If approached honestly, with a real effort at asceticism, Lent is strenuous, and it is usually at this point that I begin to get a little weary and parched. A couple of weeks are behind us, but there are still several to go, and it is here that we begin to see the liturgical readings about the waters of refreshment.