What Do You Want From Life?

Photography © by Andy Coan

“What do you want from life?” has become a regular part of my dialogue with friends, colleagues, loved ones, and strangers on planes. I ask it as a tool to help me to understand others, and I ask it to further understand myself.. For the most part, the answers people tend to give are vague and general, not at all […]

Sunday Reflection – Old vs. New

Editor’s Note: Reflection on the Mass readings for the 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year A); First Kings 3:5, 7-12; Psalms 119:57, 72, 76-77, 127-12; Romans 8:28-30; Matthew 13:44-52 or 13:44-46 “Liberal” and “conservative.”  The definitions of these terms are seldom stated.  Usually they are just presumed.  Often people call “conservative” those who like old-fashioned things and “liberal” those who favor the latest […]