- A Cry From the Depths
- Your Spiritual Journey: A Straight Line or a Series of Circles?
- Holy Week and Politics
- What Does It Mean To Be An American?
- Looking For Light
- A New Year: Walking With God
- When Government Believed in the People: the WPA
- Is The End Nigh?
- Endings and Beginnings
- A Surreal Time
- The Triumph of the Feminine in Shakespeare
- The First Will Be Last
- The Eye of the Storm
- The Courage to Live
- Awe, the Missing Ingredient
Category Archives: Art and Spirituality
“You are the light of the world … let your light shine before others” (Matthew 5:14-16) I was in London in December, when the days are the shortest of the year. It rained a lot and there was a snowstorm, … Continue reading
During our recent travels Jean and I have discovered a few of the treasures of the Works Progress Administration (1935-1943). The delightful Riverwalk in San Antonio and in San Francisco the Ocean Beach Chalet (with its splendid murals and views) … Continue reading
John Barrow. a theoretical physicist at the University of Cambridge, wrote an article for Science and Theology News, in which he described the feelings of awe he had being in the Basilica of St. Mark in Venice with some other … Continue reading
During this Advent season one must listen very carefully to hear the voice crying in the wilderness, the voice of humility. Continue reading
While I was gazing at a reproduction of the gorgeous fresco The Annunciation by Fra Angelico, I started to sing a song from my favorite musical West Side Story. The unconscious has a wonderful way of making associations. The more … Continue reading
One meaning of contemplation is to gaze upon God, so it is natural for the contemplative to want to see God’s face. At the same time the prospect of what we do not know is scary. This ambivalence is reflected … Continue reading