How to Feel Contented

  This little bit of needlework which I picked up at a flea market has a potent message. I imagine that whoever created this was feeling content as they formed the letters with their embroidery needle. “Contentment is not the fulfilment of what you want, but the realization of how Read more…

Beauty and Surprises in Nature

Flowers can be awe-inspiring. And with good reason. As we contemplate the majesty and beauty of a flower, we should let our minds consider the awesomeness of the creator God who gave us these wonders. I love flowers! They have such beauty and variety. Nature is full of beauty, surprises, Read more…

Sin = Death

We sometimes downplay the seriousness of sin. “Oh, I should not have done it. It was wrong, but it is not a big deal.” “Everyone does it.” Imagine an Israelite in Bible times who has sinned and brings a sheep to the priest for a sin offering. He lays his Read more…

A Series of Chess Boards

  Chess is a complex game. Imagine playing on a series of chess boards where one move affects each chess board in the series. Now imagine controlling tens of millions of chess boards linked together. This is the picture Bishop Robert Barron gives us of our God. In a recent Read more…