February 2022

Photo of Emmett Till

Dear Reader: All Are Welcome

Few stories in our country's recent history rattle me quite like the murder of Emmett Till.
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Let Us Pray: Live in Me, Love in Me, Act in Me

Etched on the back of my mother's headstone are three simple prayers: "Lord, live in me, love in me, and act in me. " Adapted from Clarence Enzler's Everyone's Way of the Cross, these prayers not only perfectly describe my ...
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Helping Children Face Racism

Racism will never be eradicated. But guiding future generations to face it with courage and steadfastness will make the world a more just and loving place.
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Turning 30? No Worries!

In a youth-obsessed culture, 30 might seem practically over-the-hill. But this decade can be a time of growth, satisfaction, and renewed faith.
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Hidden Blessings of COVID-19

"All manner of things shall be well." Julian of Norwich's words and the example of the hermit saints can help us embrace solitude as an opportunity to grow closer to God.
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The Hard Work of Lent

While being angry may not be the ideal frame of mind when starting the season of Lent, these three quotations help me find a measure of peace. 
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