It Isn’t Just the Catholic Church

My head is still spinning like everyone else's in the wake of the horrific findings of the Pennsylvania report. Just yesterday, I dropped my youngest son off for his sophomore year of college, where we stopped at the student union to get his dorm key and then proceeded to his dorm - and both buildings … Continue reading It Isn’t Just the Catholic Church

Relationships and the Pursuit of Wholeness

Relationships, at best, are messy. M-E-S-S-Y. And I think one of life's rudest surprises for people is this truth. There are a myriad of reasons for this, and many far more qualified, better-spoken individuals have written books on the Why's. I'm not going into the Why, or what to do about it. I do, however, … Continue reading Relationships and the Pursuit of Wholeness

Spilled Change and a Meaningful Intersection

I met "J" on a busy corner of the Upper West Side (W73rd & Broadway, to be exact). It was a cold Saturday in February of that year, and she was panhandling with a tattered Starbucks cup. She caught my attention when her change scattered all over the sidewalk. Someone had bumped her cup, probably … Continue reading Spilled Change and a Meaningful Intersection