In Defense of ‘Doubting’ Thomas

Have you ever heard anyone say “Don’t be such a doubting Thomas!”? It’s a phrase that has come to refer to anyone who is skeptical, anyone who demands concrete proof and direct personal experience as a condition for belief. Of course, that saying developed based on this passage of the Gospel that we heard this…

We Are All Blind

We all have moments of blindness…and are invited to see the world with the eyes of God.

Butterfly Life

Once, I met a butterfly Just broken loose of the cocoon Sequestered for five years And allotted one day of freedom, Just one. And yet this creature was: Beautiful Perfect Amazing Courageous Unafraid I would like a butterfly day Or perhaps, if its not too much to ask, Butterfly years. I have, you remember, been…