Untethered and Balanced
Posted on October 25, 2016

A good deed so often carries with it unintended consequences and, in a pessimistic mode, we mutter: “No good deed goes unpunished.” In this case, the consequences were liberating!

For What Shall We Pray?
Posted on October 18, 2016

I was recently at a wonderful lecture given by Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, a foremost theologian and the author of the challenging book “Ask the Beasts” which puts theology and environmental science together.

Of Heavenly Laughter
Posted on October 11, 2016

I don’t think we laugh enough. By now, we have all heard how Norman Cousins healed himself almost half a century ago by ignoring a medical world that offered him a dire prognosis and, instead of their remedies, laughed himself into wholeness through watching comedies. In the realm of the spiritual, I keep being reminded that we need to do the same.

The Higher They Rise...
Posted on October 4, 2016

As I write this, my background “music” is the constant drill from the skyscraper being erected across from our office building. They are drilling into the bedrock of Manhattan Island, but after weeks of effort, I think they should arrive soon!