At first, it was Minneapolis that was my big dream. Then it was New York City and St. Petersburg, Russia; later, it was Boston and Paris. Strangely, I don’t recall many dreams about love or marriage or children. My dreams never included a particular house or car. In some ways, I think, it was because […]

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Note: I’m currently featuring women saints who had notable relationships with male saints–their sons, husbands, fathers, or colleagues in faith. The Basics: Rose, born April 20, 1586, in Peru; died August 24, 1617, in Peru; feast day, August 23; canonized April 12, 1671, by Clement IX; Lay Dominican; mystic. Martin, born December 9, 1579, in Peru; […]

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Note: On Tuesdays and some Sundays, you can find me at Your Daily Tripod, owned by my friend TonyD. A longer version of the post below appears there. On their way they entered a village of the Samaritans to make ready for him; but they did not receive him, because his face was set toward Jerusalem. When his […]

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In the ten years I’ve known Karen Audant, like everyone else, she’s been through her share of challenges. But it’s always evident that Karen’s confidence in the Lord in the most difficult situations runs deep. She often looks to nature and physical activity to reconnect with God. Karen is a big fan of Wayne Muller’s Sabbath book and, […]

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