Others’ Wounds and Rash Judgment

Photography by Helena Lopes

“People aren’t out there with black hats and white hats. The world isn’t that simple.” Try a little tenderness, maybe some benefit of the doubt. Another person’s point of view, try to listen not to shout. Hold your opinions loosely maybe you’re not always right. Show a little mercy, and hold on to love real tight. The bridge of Wild […]

The Hope of Christ’s Wounds

"The Incredulity of Saint Thomas" (detail) by Caravaggio

Everyone should have to answer the theological questions of five-year-olds at least once or twice in their lives.  It’s incredible what their innocent perceptivity will lead them to ask… and leave you to try to explain! My nephew Sammy: “Joannie, where is God?” Me: “He’s everywhere, Sammy.” Sammy: Long pause. Looks up at the ceiling. “Even in that vent up […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Pope Francis

Pope Francis (neneo / Shutterstock.com)

“In the face of so many wounds that hurt us and could lead to a hardness of heart, we are called to dive into the sea of prayer, which is the sea of the boundless love of God, in order to experience his tenderness.” (Pope Francis) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family using […]