Everyday Heroes

If I asked you to think of a hero, who would first come to mind? Would it be a comic book superhero? A firefighter, policeman, or soldier? Perhaps someone you met? We usually see heroes rescuing those in trouble or fighting for a noble cause. Our admiration of heroes grows when they: Fight for whatContinue reading “Everyday Heroes”

For to You Has Been Granted

Julian of Norwich was an anchoress (a person who has dedicated her life to God) and mystic who lived in the 14th century. When she was thirty, she became ill and thought she would die. During her illness, she received sixteen revelations or “showings” and later would write about these in her Showings.   AllContinue reading “For to You Has Been Granted”

Lost & Found

I had it better than most people. My parents had never divorced, I was never abused, and I never got into drugs. But somewhere along the way, I learned that I didn’t measure up; that I was, at best, plain-looking; and that if people were looking for a friend, I’d be the one left standingContinue reading “Lost & Found”

The Narrow Gate

Steve was fresh out of school and walking into what seemed for him a “dream” job as a financial advisor. He would benefit from the experience of his three senior partners and hoped he would quickly build up his client base. He trusted his partners, as they all appeared to be men of strong faithContinue reading “The Narrow Gate”