Chasing Lazarus

Finding my way home

The idol of health

In a lifetime of health problems, in a never ending series of doors and hallways leading from doctor to nurse to needles to emergency rooms, with a regular flow of bottles of pills and colored liquids until the most scientific and necessary of medicines takes on a hue...

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Like a child

Why is praying so difficult? It shouldn't be. I remember a time when it was easy. As a child, I prayed often. It was an ongoing conversation, one i was eager to explore. There was a time, for a while, when as an adult, God made it easy for me. He removed my ability to...

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Brief Notes on the Office and Pope Francis

Brief Notes on the Office and Pope Francis

As I was praying last night, (time having proceeded in its annoyingly regular fashion), I was struck by a thought. Not a novel thought, certainly, but perhaps a small note to throw into the current conversation on our Holy Father, Pope Francis. This father of ours has...

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Tree Goes Here

Tree Goes Here

Position: Sometimes up, sometimes down, but quite often horizontal.

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