Kissing What Festers

Have you ever felt like Jesus is asking you to give more than you have? I have felt that way a lot throughout my first week in the Bronx. The first official day they sat us down and said, “You are here to serve, to serve our babies, who far to often have been givenContinue reading “Kissing What Festers”

A False Idea of Permanence

Faith belongs to the one who asks, because the one who asks receives. Often we beat ourselves up thinking, “I’ve been through worse and overcome it. Why am I so terrified? Seriously you’re better than this.”  The reality is on our own we are capable of nothing, in every moment of triumph stood before usContinue reading “A False Idea of Permanence”

Lead Me Blindly

The month of May is always a time of transition for me. School ends, new projects begin, jobs start, and by the time I scrape up the pieces of my heart it comes time to scatter it about again. It’s no wonder May is the month of Mary. I mean we need her all theContinue reading “Lead Me Blindly”

Mercy

Imagine you’re on a big cruise ship, and you look out to see someone who has fallen overboard. Any good human is going to grab a life preserver and toss it overboard. By no work or merit of their own do you choose to save that person. You see them struggling and about to drown,Continue reading “Mercy”