Love Did It

There is a lot to discourage us, today. If you’re a Catholic disciple of Christ, it can appear even worse, at least on the surface. We find ourselves facing increasing hostility, feel pressured to compromise our beliefs, and see “believers” all around us who profess faith in Christ but fail to live it. How doContinue reading “Love Did It”

The Rescue

It was a small thing, Barely visible to the eye; Easily trampled and kicked about, When it fell into the road Among the throngs Hurrying on their way Somewhere More important.   Rain falling; A torrent rushing, Sweeping fiercely, Forward flinging, Halting briefly On stones, In gullies, swirling— Lost in current.   Falling deeply EndlessContinue reading “The Rescue”

This Generation

When did it become fashion to mock purity; To reward those who slander another’s good name? For leaders to cheer the slaughter of the innocent And extol the deeds of the shameless?   How did so many come to call good, evil, and Show high regard for the wicked? That those charged with guarding theContinue reading “This Generation”

Against the Night

In a world ruled by might He chose, Though greatest of all, Straw in an ass’ stall.   Piercing the cold darkness, Radiant, The promise of hope shown To those broken, lost and alone.   It seems too simple — Naïve, in fact — That to believe and follow A soul could be hallowed.  Continue reading “Against the Night”