Monthly Archives: October 2011

In the box

Our cat Emma finds all sorts of places to sit and sleep. When we first arrived her favorite was on top of the towering piles of boxes. As they got shorter and fewer she would find whichever box was the … Continue reading

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Is the problem money?

We may all recall Jesus speaking to the “rich young ruler” telling him that he needed to” take all you have and give it to the poor, and follow me.” Jesus elsewhere is also quoted as saying that it is … Continue reading

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Difficult conversation

Last year I had a difficult conversation with my mother. I sat her down and then asked her to talk to me about her wishes in case of a health crisis, and then asked her to help plan her own … Continue reading

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Colors

Here in Southern Indiana we are seeing the fall colors now that the nights are colder.  We are once again watching as the green leaves of spring and summer turn yellow, brown orange, gold and red. We are given a … Continue reading

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Living Together

Ever since the Second Vatican Council in the late 1960’s there has been great lip-service given to ecumenism – Christians cooperating with one another in a community.  I have belonged to community ministerial groups in several communities. We have done … Continue reading

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